About This Chapter
Teaching Students with Speech Disorders - Chapter Summary
This collection of teacher resources helps teachers supplement their awareness and instructional skills regarding speech disorders in students. The chapter contains short and engaging lessons that cover speech disorder development, treatment options and instructional strategies that can help teachers better work with students who have speech disorders.
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How It Helps
- Provides instructional strategies: You'll be able to apply strategies to help students overcome speech sound errors.
- Builds awareness: Lessons can help you better understand how speech disorders are assessed and evaluated.
- Supports student success: Cultivating the skills and awareness of speech disorders can help you better support and work with students who have speech disorders.
Upon completion of the chapter, you should be able to:
- Explain how speech and articulation disorders are evaluated
- Evaluate phonological development in students
- Recognize the characteristics of several speech sound disorders
- Identify the causes and treatments for dysarthria, preservation of speech, aphasia and apraxia
- Use instructional strategies that help speech sound errors, including the seven levels of articulation therapy
1. Evaluating Speech & Articulation Development
This lesson gives an overview of methods for evaluating speech and articulation development. It also provides an example of a four-year-old child's speech articulation assessments and results.
2. Evaluating Phonological Development
For students to learn to read and write effectively, they have to have strong phonological awareness. This lesson discusses what goes into evaluating a child's phonological development and identifying needs for intervention.
3. Characteristics of Speech Sound Errors: Speech & Communication Disorders
In this lesson, we explore speech sound disorders, which include articulation deficits, phonological process disorder and fluency disorder. Also learn the characteristics of each of these disorders.
4. Dysarthria: Definition, Types & Treatment
Dysarthria is a type of speech disorder that makes it difficult for a person to talk. In this lesson, you'll learn what dysarthria is, what causes it, what the different types are, and how it is treated once diagnosed.
5. Perseveration of Speech: Definition, Example & Treatment
In this lesson, you will learn about the communication disorder perseveration of speech. We are going to talk about a couple of examples of perseveration, causes, and treatments.
6. What is Aphasia? - Definition, Types & Treatment
Aphasia is the term for collective types of speech disorders that occur when parts of the brain are damaged. Learn about different types and treatment options in this lesson.
7. Speech Apraxia: Definition, Symptoms & Treatment
Speech apraxia is a condition where a person finds it difficult to move his or her mouth to speak, despite the muscles being normal. Read this lesson to find out the symptoms and treatment options for a person with speech apraxia.
8. Speech and Communication Disorders: Instructional Strategies for Speech Sound Errors
In this lesson, we will discuss the seven levels of articulation therapy, using F and T as the primary examples of the sounds that students have difficulty articulating.
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