Domains of Communication


The communication domains that are addressed during therapy may include one or more of the following areas:
1. Articulation: Remediation of speech sound production
2. Language: Receptive (understanding) and Expressive (oral language) language are reviewed if a weakness is encountered.  There are several areas of language that may be addressed including
a). Semantics- Meaning of our language b). Syntax- Grammar  c). Pragmatics- Social Skills d).  Auditory Processing- the ability to interpret information that is presented.  May involve memory tasks, auditory discrimination and sound blending, auditory comprehension and following directions
 e). Phonemic Awareness & Literacy- Manipulation of sounds and words that are essential in developing good reading skills.
3.  Fluency: (Stuttering) Rate and rhythm of our speech.