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Speech

Speech development, speech disorders, phonetics, phonology, articulation, speech perception...and much more!

Language

Language development, acquisition, verbal language, syntxx, morphology, pragmatics...and more!

Communication

The communication chain, conversation, body language, communication disorders...etc...etc

Voice

Voice development, voice disorders, voice care for adults and children, how to improve vocal habits, voice assessment and measurement...and so much more!

Stuttering

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Easy to read human speech, language and communication needs articles written in Plain English. Includes free printable PDF files for use by clinicians, parents, carers, teachers...etc.

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Speech Difficulty in Adults (in plain English)

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What is speech? Speech is the different sounds we make to pronounce the words we use in talking. We use vowels such as ‘e’, ‘o’ and ‘u’ and consonants such as ‘p’, ‘t’ and ‘z’. What types of speech difficulty affect adults? A speech difficulty can include problems with: articulation (making speech sounds) phonology (using […]

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Autism and Theory of Mind

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Do people with autism spectrum disorders lack a theory of mind? An important challenge for psychologists working on autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) is to explain why characteristic impairments occur in three different areas of functioning social interaction communication activities and interests One strategy for explaining this three-way pattern is to identify a single underlying problem that […]

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Systemic Simplifications

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Phonological processes The phonological processes that occur in speech may be thought of as consisting of two main types: structural simplifications systemic simplifications Unlike structural simplifications, systemic simplifications do not alter the syllable structure of a word. Rather, they systematically vary a particular type of speech sound and replace it with another speech sound. Systemic […]

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Featured Articles

HUMAN COMMUNICATION 101

Human Communication 101 is a series of introductory texts providing high quality information on selected aspects of human communication, with particular emphasis on speech, language and communication needs.

The Causes of Stuttering

The causes of stuttering are unknown but neurological development, parental reaction, trauma and a predisposition to stuttering have all been suggested.