Speech Sound Disorders
Most children make some mistakes as they learn to say new words. A speech sound disorder occurs when mistakes continue past a certain age. Every sound has a different range of ages when the child should make the sound correctly. Speech sound disorders include problems with articulation (making sounds) and phonological processes (sound patterns).
Who can this affect?
Adults and children can be affected by speech sound disorders.
- hearing testing
- oral-motor screening
- in-depth analysis of sound use at word, sentence, and conversation level
- determining whether client would benefit from therapy