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What is the benefit of this series for clinicians, educators and parents?
What are some ways that a speech-language disorder can affect academic achievement?
According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), more than one million U.S. students receive school-based treatment for speech and language disorders. Speech and language disorders can affect the way children talk, understand, analyze, or process information.
When children experience a speech-language disorder, their learning may be affected. Children who have speech and language disorders often have a hard time keeping up with their peers, despite having normal non-verbal intelligence.
What are some ways in which a speech-language disorder can affect academic achievement?
- Difficulty understanding and processing verbal information.
Difficulty following instructions, especially if the instructions are only given orally and if they contain multiple words and/or steps.
Difficulty learning how to read and spell. Research has shown that verbal skills are very influential in developing reading skills.
Difficulty understanding social cues: Often children with language disorders have difficulty understanding how to use social cues and may have difficulty interacting with peers.
What are some resources for parents?
Communication is an essential part of life and it starts long before a child begins speaking words. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) provides information regarding speech, language, and hearing development based on age.
Follow the link below to find your child's age and learn about their speech, language, and hearing development.
As school districts across the nation begin another school year in the "era of COVID," the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is offering advice for parents of the more than one million U.S. children who receive school-based treatment for speech and language disorders to help their children perform and adjust to new virtual and modified in-person learning environments.
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