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Speech and Language Therapy

Speech and Language Pathologists (SLPs)

Mrs. Breanna Miller- [email protected] 
  • Joe Walker Elementary and Claysville Elementary Schools
Mrs. Sarah Toniolo- [email protected]
  • Claysville Elementary, McGuffey Middle, and McGuffey High Schools

A Speech-Language Pathologist is a person who specializes n the prevention, evaluation, and treatment of communication disorders and swallowing disorders.  We address typical and atypical communication and swallowing in the following areas.

  • Speech and Sound Production
    • Articulation disorders- speech impairments in which a child produces the sounds of spoken English incorrectly
    • Apraxia of speech- a motor speech disorder in which individuals have trouble sequencing the sounds and syllables in words
    • Phonological disorders- disorders in which children do not follow the typical speech rules of our language that are otherwise naturally occurring
    • Voice- speech impairments in which the child's voice has an abnormal quality to its pitch, resonance, or loudness
    • Fluency- a communication disorder in which the flow of speech is disrupted by repetitions, prolongations, or blocks
  • Language
    • Expressive disorder- difficulty in using language to convey an individual's wants and needs
    • Receptive disorder- disorders in which an individual struggles to understand or process language
    • Pragmatics- impairments in understanding the meaning of what is being said and in using language appropriately when interacting with other individuals
  • Swallowing- disorders in which there is impaired functioning of the oral structures and musculature, which causes difficulty in an individual's ability to safely swallow food and drinks.


Outpatient Speech and Language Providers

Information about communication disorders
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association –
The Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association –
The Intermediate Unit 1 –
The Stuttering Foundation -

Therapy games and activities
Speaking of Speech –
Free Language Stuff! –
Judith Kuster’s Speech and Language page –
Quia –

Home Speech Home-

Supporting Success-

Identifying the Signs of Communication-

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