Language is the human capacity for acquiring and using complex systems of communication, and a language is any specific example of such a system. People with communication disorders may have difficulties in speech, language, voice, fluency, and reading and spelling. Speech pathologists manage communication disorders including problems with language.
Just like reading, there are many possible areas of difficulty that can lead to a written language delay. Here are some of the most likely possibilities that would affect a child’s literacy development. Poor letter to sound correspondence and phonological awareness Once again, an understanding of the link between the letters and their paired sounds or letter to sound correspondence is crucial in writing. This is because the individual needs … [Read more...]