Speech and Language Services
All of New Haven Schools provide speech and language support for children needing intervention in the following areas:

*Articulation (speech sounds, lisp, unintelligibility)
*Expressive Language
*Receptive Language
*Pragmatic Language (social language/peer interaction)
*Fluency (stuttering, rate of speech)
*Augmentative and Alternative Communication/Assistive Technology



Home Practice Strategies and Activities

* Home practice is key to maintaining good speech!
* Practice daily for at least 5 minutes.
* Let your child select motivating activities that interest them.
* Model "correct" sounds for your child from time to time.
* Incorporate practice into what you are already doing around the house.
* Communicate with your SLP!

Home Practice Websites

* http://www.uiowa.edu/~acadtech/phonetics/
* http://www.quia.com/pages/havefun.html
* http://www.home-speech-home.com/speech-therapy-word-lists.html
  (Targeted sounds in words for practice!)

Additional Resources
*Speech Sound Development Chart 
http://www.bisd.us/sharp/english_developmental_sound_chart%5B1%5D.pdf

* How Does Your Child Hear and Speak?  What should they be doing at each age.
http://www.asha.org/public/speech/development/chart/

* Specific Speech and Language Disorders
http://www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/ChildSandL.htm

* Stuttering Foundation
http://www.stutteringhelp.org/

* Information Regarding Autism Spectrum Disorder
http://www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism/symptoms

* Assistive Technology
http://newhavenassistivetechnology.weebly.com/index.html

* Additional Community Speech and Language Providers
http://www.misd.net/SEconsult/media/RESOURCE%202014%20SUM%20.pdf