Additional Resources You Might Find Helpful

Language

Language Therapy Picture
Receptive
A child’s understanding of spoken language and ability to follow directions.
Expressive
A child’s use of language including vocabulary, grammar and more.
Pragmatic
A child’s understanding and use of social rules in communication

Language development from birth through 5 years

Language/Literacy development from K-5th grade

Learning more than one language




Speech

Speech Therapy Picture
Sound Development
Motor planning and production of the sounds that create speech

Speech Sound Acquisition Chart- The ages that sounds should be produced

Elimination of Phonological Processes

Childhood Apraxia of Speech




Fluency

Stuttering
Difficulties with the flow of speech including blocks, repetitions and prolongations of sound as well as accompanying movements and behaviors.

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Augmentative Alternative Communication

AAC
Augmentative Alternative Communication
Supporting training and use of forms of communication other than oral speech

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Autism

Autism
A developmental disability that causes difficulties with social skills and communication with a wide spectrum of skill levels

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TEACCH-“A University-based system of community regional centers that offers a set of core services along with unique demonstration programs meeting the clinical, training, and research needs of individuals with ASD, their families, and professionals across the state of North Carolina. TEACCH Autism Program, founded by Dr. Eric Schopler in 1972, is a model for other programs around the world. TEACCH Autism Program provides clinical services such as diagnostic evaluations, parent training and parent support groups, social play and recreation groups, individual counseling for higher-functioning clients, and supported employment. In addition, TEACCH Autism Program conducts training nationally and internationally and provides consultation for teachers, residential care providers, and other professionals from a variety of disciplines. Research activities include psychological, educational, and biomedical studies.”


Speech in the Public Schools

The SLP consultant to the NC Department of Instruction

NC Guidelines for SLP’s in the Public Schools


Other Important Links

Widely used message board for speech therapy issues

American Speech Language and hearing Association

North Carolina Speech, Hearing and Language Association

North Carolina Early Intervention Program

America Occupational Therapy Association

North Carolina Occupational Therapy Association

American Physical Therapy Association

North Carolina Physical Therapy Association