Articulation– the formation of clear and distinct sounds in speech.
Language– The words we use to share our thoughts
Pragmatics– The use of language in social contexts.
Fluency– The continuity, smoothness, rate, and effort in speech production.
Alternate/Augmentative Communication (AAC)- Communication devices, systems, strategies and tools that replace or support natural speech.
PROMPT therapy– It is a tactile-kinesthetic approach to speech therapy, that uses touch cues on the client’s face (vocal folds, jaw, lips, tongue), to support and shape correct movement of these articulators.
Phonological Awareness-The foundation for reading. It lets people recognize and work with the sounds of spoken language.