The speech and language pathologist (SLP) is uniquely trained to identify the child's communicative challenges and limitations that negatively impact his or her ability to effectively interact within their daily environment. Evaluation and treatment focuses on engaging the child in meaningful activities to develop functional tools for communication within their daily environment.
- Receptive language development - Understanding words and language
- Expressive language development - Using words and language
- Stammering, stuttering
- Fluency and smoothness of speech
- Voice quality
- Pre linguistic skill -(Looking, Listening, Immitation of movement and attention)
- Phonological awareness.
- Pragmatic skills
- Communication and social interaction skills
- Feeding and oral-motor skills (chewing, swallowing)
- Cognition, problem solving, reasoning, orientation and memory