Speech and Language

  • Speech and Language Support Vision Statement:  To provide additional support to students who are eligible through screening.

     


    Title: Speech and Language Support                                      Credit: None

    Course Number: None                                                            Grade: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    Prerequisite: *                                                                         Difficulty Rating: N/A

    *Admittance is based on screening and diagnostic evaluations completed by a Speech and Language Clinician which indicates that a student is having difficulty.  This is usually detected in the elementary grade levels.

    Description: Common communication problems include: articulation (substitutions, omissions, or distortions), language (understanding/ identifying antonyms, synonyms, idioms, etc., basic concepts, understanding/ giving directions, answering/ asking questions, or understanding/ using correct grammar.)  It can also be the inability to use appropriate social language or convey an idea to others, fluency (stuttering or stammering), and voice (hoarseness, irregular pitch or loudness, too much/ too little nasality.)