Mrs. Taylor's
FAQ's
Salmon River Elementary

This page contains answers to common questions of students and parents.

 

What can I do at home to help my child with stuttering?

One of the best things that you can do is give your child your full attention when they try to tell you something. letting your child know that there is no rush is also important. Here's a list that should help you out.
1. Give your child your full attention.
2. Be patient.
3. Let your child finish their own sentences and thoughts.
4. Slow down your own rate of speech
5. Don't react negatively to any stuttering that your child does.
6. Tell your child how much you enjoy talking with them.

What are speech improvement services?

Speech improvement services are offered for those students who have difficulty with the production of sounds but do not qualify for services through an IEP or 504 plan.
What are language improvement services?

Language improvement services are offered for those students who have difficulty understanding or using language but do not qualify got services through an IEP or 504 plan.
What is a speech-language evaluation?

A speech-language evaluation is an assessment of your child's ability to produce sounds in words and conversation. It is also an assessment of your child's ability to understand and use language. Areas that can be assessed include: articulation, vocabulary, grammar and syntax, social skills, problem solving skills, listening comprehension, fluency, and voice quality.

How can I have my child's speech and language abilities assessed?

The first step in the referral  process is to let your child's teacher know that you have some concerns. Your child's teacher will help you fill out paperwork for a referral to the Salmon River Elementary building team.

 

 






page created by kvb
3/31/2008