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 KiB416
Aphasia/dysphasia33.3 KiB634
Articulation30.0 KiB361
Asperger's syndrome30.6 KiB564
Auditory sequential memory30.7 KiB385
Autism31.8 KiB416
Autistic spectrum30.6 KiB371
Bilingualism33.4 KiB431
Comprehension or receptive language difficulties35.5 KiB433
Developmental language delay/disorder30.6 KiB444
Down's syndrome35.8 KiB401
Dysarthria35.8 KiB387
Dyslexia/specific learning difficulties29.0 KiB394
Dyspraxia33.5 KiB431
Epilepsy and speech and language36.4 KiB433
Expressive language difficulties28.6 KiB365
Fragile X syndrome31.9 KiB459
Higher level language disorder34.3 KiB414
Landau Kleffner syndrome36.5 KiB414
Learning difficulties31.2 KiB413
Pervasive developmental disorders38.1 KiB301
Phonological problems35.3 KiB443
Selective mutism31.3 KiB559
Semantic and pragmatic disorders32.3 KiB476
Specific language impairment32.0 KiB398
Specific memory disorders: long term memory32.3 KiB311
Specific memory disorders: short term memory33.1 KiB336
Stammering30.7 KiB405