Afasic Northern Ireland

Supporting parents with children who have difficulties talking and understanding language.

Glossary sheets

Afasic’s popular individual sheets explain terms used to describe types of speech, language and communication impairments.  These sheets are useful to both parents and professionals.

They are FREE to download.

Alternative/augmentative communication30.8 KiB427
Aphasia/dysphasia33.3 KiB646
Articulation30.0 KiB369
Asperger's syndrome30.6 KiB584
Auditory sequential memory30.7 KiB395
Autism31.8 KiB428
Autistic spectrum30.6 KiB381
Bilingualism33.4 KiB437
Comprehension or receptive language difficulties35.5 KiB438
Developmental language delay/disorder30.6 KiB450
Down's syndrome35.8 KiB405
Dysarthria35.8 KiB392
Dyslexia/specific learning difficulties29.0 KiB405
Dyspraxia33.5 KiB439
Epilepsy and speech and language36.4 KiB443
Expressive language difficulties28.6 KiB368
Fragile X syndrome31.9 KiB471
Higher level language disorder34.3 KiB423
Landau Kleffner syndrome36.5 KiB419
Learning difficulties31.2 KiB421
Pervasive developmental disorders38.1 KiB313
Phonological problems35.3 KiB450
Selective mutism31.3 KiB574
Semantic and pragmatic disorders32.3 KiB485
Specific language impairment32.0 KiB406
Specific memory disorders: long term memory32.3 KiB320
Specific memory disorders: short term memory33.1 KiB343
Stammering30.7 KiB415