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SPEECH AND LANGUAGE SUPPORT

The Speech/Language Support Program provides services to students demonstrating communication disorders such as impaired articulation, language impairment or stuttering, to the extent that it adversely affects a student’s educational performance.

Services available through the Speech/Language Support Program include:

  • Screening and evaluation of communication skills
  • Development of individualized educational programs
  • Individual and/or group therapy in schools for preschoolers and school-aged children
  • Speech and language groups for preschoolers
  • Feeding and swallowing support for preschool and school aged students
  • Consultation with school personnel about speech, language, voice, and fluency
  • Support with use of assistive technology devices
  • Parent training and support
  • Educational workshops or trainings relating to communication

If your child is age 3 to 5 years and not yet enrolled in kindergarten, please visit the IU8 Preschool Early Intervention page for referral information.


RESOURCES

School Age Referral for Speech/Language Therapy
Speech and Language Milestone Chart
American Speech and Hearing Association