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What is a Speech-Language Delay/Disorder?

Speech-concerns may include:

  • articulation of sounds or sound patterns
  • fluency; also known as stuttering
  • voice-abnormal quality, volume or pitch


Language-concerns may include:


  • phonology (i.e. rhyming)
  • morphology-use and understanding of word endings
  • syntax-correct word order, grammar concepts, etc.
  • semantics-vocabulary skills, comprehension
  • pragmatics-social skills (i.e. turn-taking, greetings, appropriate play)