Get Ready for Back to School with these Fun Language Activities
As we approach the end of the summer, there remains plenty of opportunities for parents to target their child’s language skills in preparation for the upcoming school year! After a..
How to communicate after a laryngectomy
The ability to speak is a complex procedure that involves several parts of the body. These include the mouth, the articulators (tongue, teeth, hard palate, soft palate, lips), the respiratory..
What is Cluttering? Cluttering is a fluency disorder where an individual speaks at a rapid rate, and/or with an irregular speaking rate and demonstrates excessive dysfluencies such as blocks, repetitions, prolongations, etc. Other..
Velopharyngeal Dysfunction (VPD)
What is VPD? Velopharyngeal Dysfunction (VPD) is a condition where the velopharyngeal valve does not close consistently and completely during speech sound production. Three Types of VPD Velopharyngeal insufficiency (VPI):..
Ten Principles of Grammar Facilitation for Children with Specific Language Impairments
Introduction This article focuses on grammatical morphology (i.e. omission of copulas, auxiliaries, articles, regular tense inflections) because it is heavily researched in the field and is a consistent deficit in..