If language is the foundation for academic achievement then what do language challenges look like in everyday life? There are many areas that can impact language including word finding, auditory processing, comprehension and As a speech therapist one of the most telling signs of word finding problems in children and adults is the frequent use […]
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The foundation of language chart above provides a simplified view of language development to show how early language development supports future academic achievement. Because we so often take language for granted and schools often downplay the impact of speech and language challenges after the third grade, it is easy not to realize, that even small speech […]
Twice exceptional learners may remain undiagnosed, by educational professionals including Speech Pathologist, because of their unique abilities in other areas. The language assessment in a neuropsychological battery and in some speech pathology tests often require only one-word or limited responses.
Each person has different strengths and weaknesses. Part of the speech language pathologist job is to help each person understand and use their strengths to overcome their weaknesses. Discovering each person’s strengths is like uncovering pearls. The goal is to learn how to use an individuals strength to decrease or navigate around their speech language deficit. It’s […]