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ERIC Number: ED471031
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Speech and Language Disorders. Fact Sheet = Trastornos del Habla y Lenguaje. Hojas Informativas Sobre Discapacidades.
National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities, Washington, DC.
This fact sheet on speech and language disorders is presented in English and Spanish. It provides information on the definition of speech and language disorders and possible causes; the incidence (about one in ten people); and characteristics of delayed communication, speech disorders, and language disorders. It notes educational implications, including consultations with the speech language pathologist on how best to facilitate the child's classroom communication, cooperation with the child's family regarding speech therapy goals and techniques, and appropriate use of electronic communication aids. Six print resources also available on the World Wide Web and eight relevant organizations are identified. (DB)
Descriptors: Definitions, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education, Incidence, Language Impairments, Speech Impairments, Speech Language Pathology, Speech Therapy, Student Characteristics
National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities, P.O. Box 1492, Washington, DC 20013-1492. Tel: 800-695-0285 (Voice/TTY) (Toll Free); e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. For full text: http://www.nichcy.org/.
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities, Washington, DC.