• DEFINITIONS OF COMMUNICATION DISORDERS

    Articulation/Sound Sequencing- An atypical production of speech sounds that are not developmental in nature.

    Language –An impairment in the ability to understand and use spoken language for effective communication.

    Fluency – An abnormal flow of verbal expression, characterized by impaired rate or rhythm.

    Voice – A deviation in pitch, intensity, and/or quality that draws attention to itself and is inappropriate for an individual’s age or gender.