Dysfluency is charactereized as repetition or prolongation of sounds, words, or phrases during speech. Speech-Language pathologists often assist children with fluency difficulties to learn strategies to overcome these difficulties.
Language Therapy and Assessment
Speech Language Pathologists assess and treat children who have delayed vocabulary, syntax/grammar or other language disorders.
Auditory Processing and Comprension Deficit
Children who have diffulty understanding spoken language come to speech therapy. Children with auditory processing deficits have difficulty distinguishing and discriminating speech sounds. Children with comprehension issues have difficulty with word meaning, sequencing skills and problem solving.
Articuation Therapy and Assessment
Chidren with difficulty producing speech sounds come to speech for therapy. This includes the most school age problem, the lisp.