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 KiB394
Aphasia/dysphasia33.3 KiB588
Articulation30.0 KiB331
Asperger's syndrome30.6 KiB508
Auditory sequential memory30.7 KiB356
Autism31.8 KiB364
Autistic spectrum30.6 KiB339
Bilingualism33.4 KiB400
Comprehension or receptive language difficulties35.5 KiB409
Developmental language delay/disorder30.6 KiB418
Down's syndrome35.8 KiB379
Dysarthria35.8 KiB360
Dyslexia/specific learning difficulties29.0 KiB362
Dyspraxia33.5 KiB399
Epilepsy and speech and language36.4 KiB398
Expressive language difficulties28.6 KiB345
Fragile X syndrome31.9 KiB419
Higher level language disorder34.3 KiB384
Landau Kleffner syndrome36.5 KiB380
Learning difficulties31.2 KiB380
Pervasive developmental disorders38.1 KiB270
Phonological problems35.3 KiB407
Selective mutism31.3 KiB488
Semantic and pragmatic disorders32.3 KiB444
Specific language impairment32.0 KiB365
Specific memory disorders: long term memory32.3 KiB281
Specific memory disorders: short term memory33.1 KiB310
Stammering30.7 KiB378