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Glossary
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Aphasia

Apraxia

American Manual Alphabet

American Sign Language

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

Articulation

Asperger’s Syndrome

Attention Deficit Disorder

Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity

Audiogram

Audiologist

Audiology

Auditory Processing

Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Autistic Disorder

Central Auditory Processing

Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD)

Cerebral Palsy

Cleft lip

Cleft palate

Cognition

Discrimination

Down’s Syndrome

Dysarthria

Dysfluency (Normal and Abnormal)

Dyslexia

Fluency

FM System

Genetic Syndromes

Gestures

Individual Educational Plan (IEP)

Individual Family Services Plan (IFSP)

Intubation

Language (Expressive and Receptive)

Laryngectomy

Larynx

Morphology

Mutism

Neuromuscular disorders

Otitis media

Parkinson’s Disease

Pervasive Developmental Disorders (see Autistic Disorder)

Phonation

Phonology

Phonological disorder

Pragmatics or Pragmatic Language Skills

Resonance

Semantic Language Skills

Sensory Integration or Sensory/motor integration

Signed Exact English

Stroke — cerebral-vascular accident

Stuttering

Total communication

Tracheotomy

Traumatic Head Injury

Vocal abuse

Vocal hygiene