Verify your email address to receive email notifications.

Verification sent. Please check your inbox to verify your address.

Unable to send verification. Please try again later.

  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    Can language disorders improve?

  • Find a professional to answer your question

  • Serving the interests of children and young people with childhood language and related disorders View Profile

    Each child’s progress is individual and depends on a number of factors. Your child’s individual strengths and difficulties, their ability to engage in therapy, their home/school/care environment, ongoing medical needs, frequency and quality of therapy as well as home practise will all influence your child’s progress.
     
    Consulting with a speech language pathologist is essential, as they can assist to create a language rich environment for your child to learn and develop their language skills. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association found that approximately 70% of preschoolers with language disorders showed gains of one or more
    levels on the Spoken Language Production and/or Spoken Language Comprehension Functional Communication Measure (FCM) following speech-language pathology intervention. Your speech language pathologist will work with you to create an intervention plan catering to your child’s individual needs.
     
    Resources:
    www.asha.org

answer this question

You must be a Health Professional to answer this question. Log in or Sign up .

You may also like these related questions

Ask a health question
Community Contributor

Empowering Australians to make better health choices