"an impairment in the ability to receive, send, process, and comprehend concepts or verbal, nonverbal and graphic symbol systems"
There are 4 main types of Communication Disorders:
- Central Auditory Processing
How to Identify if a child has a Communication Disorder:
Pronounces speech that is unclear even to familiar people.
Lack of attention to sounds
Does not follow simple instructions
Socially isolated or alone at school
HOW TO HELP
Pronounce words correctly
Do not correct the child, let them speak
Talk, read, & play with the child very often
Use a lot of different words
Have the child play with other children often
See an audiologist if hearing loss is possible
Stuttering: talk with continued involuntary repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants
One of the most common types of communication speech disorders.
Medical Perspective of
Although some disorders may be genetic, we often do not know the cause of many speech disorders.
Application of Content
As a teacher, I will accommodate to these types of learners by:
-Continuing my education on the advances of these disorders
-Be aware of any students that may be showing signs of a disorder
-Be patient and try my best to help each of these students that I might have.