Speech Language Disorder – Cognitive Development Learning Centre

What is Speech and Language Disorder?

Refers to a communication disorder that affects the ability of a person to articulate and express thoughts and ideas effectively. This disability is divided into two categories:

Speech Difficulty

Abnormalities in a person’s speech production. A person with speech difficulty struggles in producing sounds in order to form words.


Language Difficulty

Difficulty understanding and expressing thoughts and ideas.

Research has made clear that high-quality early intervention can enhance your child’s learning, communication, and social skills.

How do you know if your child has Speech – Language Difficulties?

  • difficulty in understanding
  • struggle in putting words together to make sense
  • slutters or experiencing interruption n speaking fluently such as repetition and prolongation of sounds, words and syllables.
  • the child does not say sound and words clearly distortion is sounds and words
  • unnecessary stops between syllables or words when speaking
  • adding extra sounds to words
  • raspy voice when talking
  • difficulty in reading and writing
Speech-Language Disorder

Mixed Receptive and Expressive Language Disorder

  • Stuttering
  • Prolongation and distortion of sounds in words
  • Unnecessary stops
  • Raspy voice
  • Repetition of sounds, words, and syllables

Speech Disorder

  • Difficulty in understanding thoughts and ideas
  • Difficulty in expressing thoughts and ideas


Is your child showing signs of Speech and Language Difficulties? Have your child diagnosed and customize program that is best suited for their needs.