• Difficulty expressing ideas clearly
  • Difficulty using correct pronouns
  • Difficulty putting words together in sentences
  • Difficulty naming objects
  • Difficulty identifying pictures
  • Difficulty answering questions
  • Difficulty speaking in specific social situations
  • Difficulty following directions
  • Difficulty understanding and using gestures (ex. pointing, waving or showing)
  • Difficulty keeping friends
  • Difficulty understanding sarcasm
  • Difficulty maintaining topics of conversation
  • Difficulty taking turns
  • Difficulty understanding written messages


Signs of Communication Challenges

Individualized therapy is available for children experiencing challenges in any of the following areas:

  • Difficulty producing sounds
  • Substituting one sound for another
  • Omitting sounds
  • Patterns of sound errors
  • Difficulty producing combinations of consonants
  • Difficulty producing fluent (smooth) speech
  • Difficulty with vocal quality
  • Difficulty comprehending details
  • Difficulty learning new vocabulary
  • Difficulty using specific vocabulary
  • Difficulty telling a story with a beginning, middle and end
  • Difficulty understanding feelings
  • Difficulty playing with others
  • Difficulty sharing a common focus
  • Slurred speech
  • Difficulty producing speech
  • Difficulty understanding speech

Additional Information