What is speech language therapy?
over 3 years ago
Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) work to prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders in children and adults.
Articulation: mispronouncing sounds
Fluency: also known as a person who stutters
Voice: atypical vocal quality or problems with resonance
Receptive language: trouble understanding
Expressive language: difficulty with clearly expressing thoughts, ideas, and feelings
Pragmatics: social language skills needed when interacting with others