Speech/Language Impairment

 

Speech/Language Impairment

A communication disorder, such as stuttering, impaired articulation, a language impairment, or voice impairment, that adversely affects a student’s educational performance.

American Speech and Hearing Association

The association has a well developed section of information for the public about speech and hearing disorders.

The Center for Parent Information & Resources

The Center offers a clear description of the variety of speech and language disorders affecting children and youth. The Center provides the IDEA definition which enables students to qualify for speech and language services as well as tips for teachers and parents.

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