Ch 3: Teaching Students with Speech Disorders

About This Chapter

This chapter contains resources that are designed to help teachers better assist students who have speech disorders. Inside the self-paced chapter, you'll find several lessons that offer instructional strategies, evaluation methods and information on different types of speech disorders.

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.

Skills Covered

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

8 Lessons in Chapter 3: Teaching Students with Speech Disorders
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Evaluating Speech & Articulation Development

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.

Evaluating Phonological Development

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.

Characteristics of Speech Sound Errors: Speech & Communication Disorders

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.

Dysarthria: Definition, Types & Treatment

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.

Perseveration of Speech: Definition, Example & Treatment

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.

What is Aphasia? - Definition, Types & Treatment

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.

Speech Apraxia: Definition, Symptoms & Treatment

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.

Speech and Communication Disorders: Instructional Strategies for Speech Sound Errors

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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