When should my child stop using phonological processes in his/her speech?

November 24, 2020

Phonological processes are speech sound errors that occur in patterns.  In younger children, these are sometimes developmentally appropriate.  However, some of them should disappear by age 3, and all of…

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What are Vocal Nodules?

November 19, 2020

Vocal nodules are non cancerous growths on the vocal folds. They affect the way a person’s voice sounds. The voice can sound hoarse, lower in pitch, or breathy. They form…

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What is the difference between an articulation disorder and a phonological disorder?

November 19, 2020

Articulation refers to the movement of speech mechanisms such as the tongue, lips, larynx, teeth, hard palate, nose, etc., These mechanisms may not work properly due to being weak, damaged,…

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Apraxia

November 19, 2020

What is Apraxia of Speech? Apraxia is a motor speech sound disorder. It is sometimes referred to as Apraxia of Speech (AOS) or Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS). Apraxia is…

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Phonological Processes

February 15, 2016

By Deanna Kelly All children make errors while developing their speech and language skills. These errors or patterns are called “phonological processes”, and children use them to simplify adult speech.…

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