Speech and Language Development & Identifying Signs of a Communication Disorder

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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:

 

Specifics on Speech Sound and Phonological Disorders

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