This session is developed by, and presenters invited by, Speech Sound Disorders in Children and Language in Infants Toddlers and Preschoolers. This invited session provides an overview of early speech/language development with a focus on identifying delay/disorders in toddlers. Types of speech/language behaviors in prelinguistic/ early linguistic development that serve as “red flags” for possible disorders will be discussed. The need for developmentally appropriate assessments will be highlighted.
Williams, A. Lynn; and Stoel-Gammon, Carol. 2016. Identification of Speech-language Disorders in Toddlers. Invited Seminar. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Philadelphia, PA.. http://submissions.mirasmart.com/asha2016/Itinerary/ItinerarySubmissionDetail.aspx?sbmID=520