What Can Cause an Articulation Disorder?

Articulation Disorder Causes of Articulation Disorders There are many reasons why a child may have an articulation disorder. Some of these reasons are: The child may have had intermittent hearing loss issues when they were little. They may for instance have had an extended period of time with hearing loss when their sounds were developing.…

Phonological Disorder _ PHONEME COLLAPSE This is a term used to describe the situation when a child uses a single consonant sound in place of other consonant sounds. The more extensive the phoneme collapse is, the more unintelligible the child’s speech, due to the large number of sounds that are being substituted. The child may…

Childhood Apraxia of Speech

What is Childhood Apraxia of Speech? Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) is described as a speech condition that impairs a child’s ability to plan the motor movements of the lips, tongue and jaw, which are the parts of the mouth that are used to produce clear and intelligible speech. With intensive and appropriately targeted intervention…