Speech Delays in Toddlers & Children: Types & Examples


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What is a speech delay?

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1. What are the two types of speech delays?

2. Which of the following is an example of a receptive speech delay?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Speech delay refers to when a child does not develop speech capabilities within the normal age range, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the impairment. You will be assessed on your understanding of types and causes of speech delays.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Speech delay definition
  • Types of speech delays
  • Causes of speech delays

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related speech lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as expressive and receptive delay
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding speech delays
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about speech delays

Additional Learning

To learn more about speech, review the accompanying lesson on Speech Delays in Toddlers & Children. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand causes of speech delays
  • Identify cases of speech delay
  • Know the different types of speech delay