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Speech Sound Disorder: What is it?

A Speech Sound Disorder (SSD) involves difficulty with and/or slowness in the development of a child’s speech. The term ‘speech sound disorder(s)’ is an umbrella heading under which there are several sub-categories that include articulation disorder, phonological disorder and childhood apraxia of speech. Speech sound disorder is sometimes called ‘speech impairment’ or ‘speech difficulties’. It occurs when a child does not develop

Phonological assessment

This is used for children whose speech is not clear. Comprehensive assessment for speech and sound typically includes case history; oral mechanism examination; speech sound assessment (single-word testing and connected speech sampling), including severity, intelligibility, stimulability, speech perception; spoken-language testing, including receptive and expressive language assessment, phonological processing; literacy assessment. Assessment may result in diagnosis of a speech sound disorder,

Speech Development in Children When Does It Start?

Speech development in children varies greatly from age to age. Children learn sounds by listening to people speaking around them. They have been tuning into the sounds around them since before they were born and they carry on developing their ability to tune into environmental sounds and speech sounds. Babies begin by playing with sounds first of all, then babble. This babble