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 KiB410
Aphasia/dysphasia33.3 KiB620
Articulation30.0 KiB354
Asperger's syndrome30.6 KiB547
Auditory sequential memory30.7 KiB378
Autism31.8 KiB395
Autistic spectrum30.6 KiB365
Bilingualism33.4 KiB420
Comprehension or receptive language difficulties35.5 KiB426
Developmental language delay/disorder30.6 KiB438
Down's syndrome35.8 KiB396
Dysarthria35.8 KiB380
Dyslexia/specific learning difficulties29.0 KiB387
Dyspraxia33.5 KiB424
Epilepsy and speech and language36.4 KiB425
Expressive language difficulties28.6 KiB360
Fragile X syndrome31.9 KiB449
Higher level language disorder34.3 KiB408
Landau Kleffner syndrome36.5 KiB405
Learning difficulties31.2 KiB404
Pervasive developmental disorders38.1 KiB294
Phonological problems35.3 KiB433
Selective mutism31.3 KiB539
Semantic and pragmatic disorders32.3 KiB468
Specific language impairment32.0 KiB385
Specific memory disorders: long term memory32.3 KiB302
Specific memory disorders: short term memory33.1 KiB328
Stammering30.7 KiB398