Areas of Speech & Language

  • Speech and Language Services are provided to students at Alden Primary School and Intermediate School who have delays and disorders in the following areas:

     

             Speech

      • Articulation Therapy - working to improve sound production
      • Fluency Therapy - learning skills and strategies to improve fluent speech/stuttering
      • Voice Therapy - working to improve respiration (breathing), phonation (producing voice), and resonance (nasality)

      Language

      • Receptive language - understanding language
      • Expressive language - application of language/using language to communicate
      • Cognitive aspects of communication - critical thinking and higher level thinking skills
      • Auditory processing skills - improve ability to understand auditory information and memory skills/how your brain interprets sounds you hear