Speech & Language Impairments

If you have a concern about your child's speech and/or language development, please contact your child's school. The certified school counselor or speech-language pathologist can provide more information on these services. Questions regarding services for PreK age students can be directed to the PreK Evaluation Clinic at 407.320.9406 or PreK_Clinic@scps.fl.us.

Speech Impairment

ImpairmentSpeech Impairments are disorders impacting the way that a student communicatesbased on deficits in speech sound production (articulation), fluency (stuttering), or voice. Along with displaying deficits in speech sounds, fluency, and/or voice, the student must be currently displaying an adverse impact as a result of the speech deficits in the area of academics, social interaction, and/or vocational functioning. Students who are served for a Speech Impairment will receive Speech Therapy from a certified Speech-Language Pathologist along with other supports and services as determined by the IEP team. Each school in Seminole County Public Schools has an assigned Speech-Language Pathologist.

The following links provide supportive information about Speech Impairment:

Language Impairment

ImpairmentLanguage Impairments are disorders in one or more of the five areas of language, including phonology, semantics, syntax, morphology, and pragmatics. Along with displaying deficits in phonology, syntax, morphology, semantics, and/or pragmatics, the student must be currently displaying an adverse impact as a result of the language deficits in the area of academics, social interaction, and/or vocational functioning.

Students who are served for a Language Impairment will receive Language Therapy from a certified Speech-Language Pathologist along with other supports and services as determined by the IEP team. Each school in Seminole County Public Schools has an assigned Speech-Language Pathologist.

The following links provide supportive information about Language Impairment:

Programs

Voluntary Pre-K
KidZone
Great Start
The Foundation
FIN
ePathways