Third grade expectations have changed! It’s a pivotal year because children are beginning to move from learning to read to reading to learn. If students have a strong language foundation then the transition is not difficult, but children struggling with reading, vocabulary development or comprehension will have a hard time. Here is ASHA’s 3rd grade …
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Communication Problems: Fighting Back
People with communication challenges write novels and poetry, create and sing their own lyrics, and give public speeches, but they sometimes need additional support.
Language: The Foundation for Academic Part 1
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 …
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