Speech and Language Development & Identifying Signs of a Communication Disorder
It's estimated that between 6 and 8 million people in the U.S. have some form of language impairment and roughly 5 percent of children have a noticeable speech disorder by first grade. Early identification and intervention are known to be very effective in helping children become successful communicators!
Visit the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) website for information on your child's communication development. Below are a few helpful links:
Identify the signs of a speech-language disorder or delay
Specifics on Speech Sound and Phonological Disorders
What is a ‘Lisp’? Explaining the different types, assessment and intervention (from Caroline Bowen site)
Lisps and When to Treat (taken from speechpathology.com)
Communicate With Kate blog: My Kid Can’t Say his S & Z Sounds: What is a Lisp?