Speech Language Pathology

A Pediatric speech-language pathologist evaluates and treats children who have difficulty with speech, language, and/or swallowing.

Child Speech and Language: Children’s speech and language development follows a typical pattern (see How Does Your Child Hear and Talk for more information). If you have concerns about your child’s speech or language, consult a speech-language pathologist (ASHA’s Find a Professional).

Speech Disorders:

Language Disorders

Medical and Developmental Conditions

Communication Options


The American Speech-Hearing Association: www.asha.org

Articles, Guides, Additional Resources

Helping Children with Communication Disorders in the Schools