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Communication is one of the most fundamental and important of human skills. It is essential to learning,
playing and social interaction. Impaired communication can affect every aspect of a child's life.
Speech & Language Therapists address communication deficiencies through a variety of
Speech & Language Therapists specializing in pediatrics, address a variety of communication disorders
• Sound production (articulation)
• Receptive language skills (understanding and following directions)
• Expressive language skills (putting words together, naming objects)
• Facial skills of language (turn taking, eye contact, reading facial expressions)
• Voice (quality, volume, pitch)
• Fluency (speed of speech, stuttering)
• Assistive communication (sign language)
• Oral motor skills and eating (movement of the tongue, teeth, lips and jaw)
• Sucking and swallowing disorders