These individual sheets explain terms used to describe children with speech and language impairments. They are FREE to download.

Glossary Sheets

Please note: the glossary sheets are in the process of being updated to reflect recent revisions to the law and other current developments.  The full range will be available during the coming weeks so please check back soon.

Selective mutism (257.3 KiB, 8,834 hits)

Stammering (257.8 KiB, 6,403 hits)

Speech disorders (275.5 KiB, 10,209 hits)

Epilepsy and communication (257.2 KiB, 7,055 hits)

Working memory (261.5 KiB, 9,961 hits)

Short-term memory (255.7 KiB, 9,750 hits)

Long-term memory (256.4 KiB, 5,928 hits)

Bilingualism (283.9 KiB, 7,324 hits)

Difficulties and disorders

Useful reading about various speech and language difficulties with in depth analysis, examples and case studies.

Developmental verbal dyspraxia
Information for parents featuring two case studies.

Developmental verbal dyspraxia (180.5 KiB, 6,813 hits)

Autism, Asperger’s syndrome and semantic-pragmatic disorder: Where are the boundaries?
by Professor Dorothy Bishop
This 18 page document looks at the varying forms of language disorders and behavioural difficulties.
Reproduced by kind permission from publishers

Autism, Asperger's Syndrome and Semantic-Pragmatic Disorder (163.0 KiB, 2,291 hits)

Semantic Pragmatic Disorder
by Margo Sharp
This 18 page document takes an in depth look at Semantic Pragmatic Disorder with a list of tell-tale signs in various age groups of children.

Semantic Pragmatic Disorder by Margo Sharp (159.4 KiB, 8,158 hits)