Downingtown Area School District

Speech Therapy

Speech Therapists often assess and address the following skills based on functional need identified by the child’s team:
  • Articulation – accurate sound production
  • Voice – pitch, loudness or sound quality
  • Fluency or stuttering
  • Comprehension/understanding of what is being said
  • Expressive language – The ability to relay information, thoughts, and feelings to others
  • Cognitive aspects of communication (i.e., memory, problem solving)
  • Establishing augmentative and alternative communication (developing, selecting and recommending systems/devices)