Speech is often erroneously used synonymously with language. Please click on the language expressive and receptive delay and disorder link to learn more about language development and delay.
- What’s the Difference Between Speech and Language?
Speech Acquisition: Neurological Perspective Offers New Insight – ADVANCE for Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists (March 2005)
Why Baby’s First Words Are “Mama” and “Dada”
Clearer Picture of Broca’s Area – ADVANCE for Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists (November 2009)
Speech and Language Milestones – (Birth to 5 years old)
Speech and Language Milestones – (Kindergarten to 5th Grade)
Speech Sound Acquisition-Dr. Caroline Bowen
Vocal Development/Different Types of Babble
Speech, Language, Feeding Milestone Guide (pdf file)
Speech Intelligibility from 12 months to 48 months – Dr. Caroline Bowen
Risk Factors for a Speech and Language Delay in Young Children Including Autism – NY State Department of Health – Red flags or clinical clues for a communication disorder.
Communication Milestones and Causes/Indications of Concern – Birth to 36 months of age.
Children’s Speech Sound Disorders Questions and Answers – Dr. Caroline Bowen provides information from an evidence-based perspective: phonology (linguistics), motor-planning (apraxia), and dysarthria (significant muscle based weakness).
Child Speech Disorders (American Speech Hearing Association): Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders, Articulation and Phonological, Stuttering, and Voice.
Speech-Sound Disorders and Spelling Ability – ADVANCE for Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists (August 2009)
TARDIVE DYSKINESIA (TD) is a result of damage to the bodily systems that process dopamine and is typically caused by exposure to certain neurological medications – including Reglan. The symptoms of TD mimic those of Parkinson’s disease and are irreversible and incurable. Tardive Dyskinesia victims suffer from involuntary, repetitive movements which often continue after the drug is no longer used. We feature the most up-to-date information on TD, its causes and all known treatment options. Additionally, we distribute free support books and informational packets to our users.
Topiramate, the main ingredient in Topamax, has been shown to increase the risk of an infant developing a cleft lip or cleft palate when taken by a pregnant woman, specifically during the first trimester.
Activities to Encourage Speech and Language Development – Birth to 6 years.
Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Three Case Studies – THE ASHA LEADER (January 2010)
A Multimodality Approach to Remediating /S/ Sound – ADVANCE for Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists (June 2004)
Apraxia of Speech: Sound Production Treatment (SPT) – ADVANCE for Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists (May 2008)
Brain Mapping Improves Speech Outcomes – ADVANCE for Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists (March 2010) Remediation for a Frontal Lisp: A Systemic Approach to Remediation Led to a Minimum Amount of Therapy Time – ADVANCE for Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists (January 2009)
Coarticulation Therapy: Tips, Runs and Opinions – ADVANCE for Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists (April 2009)
Target Selection Vs. Mode of Therapy (July 2011)