American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
The Council for Exceptional Children Division for Children With Communicative Disabilities and Deafness
How are speech and language impairments related to one another and to typical language development?
What types of communication disorders might statements such as “The dogs runned home” and “That foop is dood” signal?
How are causes of speech and language impairments classified?
What are the major components of a comprehensive evaluation to detect the presence and extent of a communication disorder?
What are the basic goals and common elements of effective interventions for speech-sound errors? for language disorders?
What is augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), and who can it help?
How does the role of the speech-language pathologist change as a function of the educational setting in which a child with communication disorders is served?