Did you know that each word in a sentence can be assigned a category depending on its function in the sentence? Parts of speech, also known as word classes, are essential to understand when learning or teaching grammar. Words can belong to more than class under different circumstances, which changes the meaning of the word. Recognizing parts of speech can help you use the right word in the right place.
Welcome to the first day of Phonological Processes Week here at Simply Speech! Learning about the different types of phonological processes while in school was enough to make my head spin! After all there are SO many different phonological processes kids can demonstrate. Phonological processes are patterns of sound errors that typically developing children use to simplify speech. It's often hard to differentiate the difference between an articulation disorder and a phonological disorder. I…
Speech pathologists working with younger children will very likely treat phonological disorders. Part of the process of correcting phonology errors involves understanding the different phonological processes, or speech pattern simplifications, that children may use. This article explains the most common phonological processes and provides examples for SLPs. What is a Phonological Disorder? Phonological errors are
Speech therapy narrative goals can be appropriate for so many students on your caseload. Working on story retell is a great way to get the most bang for your buck in language therapy. Narrative language acquisition helps promote better comprehension as well as the use of complex language. When working on narrative language, you are also incorporating grammar skills, social skills, vocabulary, and comprehension all in one.