Speech and Language Team

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  • Colt Elementary / Highland Lakes Elementary
  • Colt Elementary / Marble Falls Middle School
  • Highland Lakes Elementary / Spicewood Elementary
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Additional Information

  • A student with a Speech or language impairment is one who has a communication disorder, such as stuttering, impaired articulation, a language impairment, or a voice impairment.

    Speech impairments include:

    • Articulation: where the child produces sounds incorrectly
    • Fluency: where a child’s flow of speech is disrupted by sounds, syllables and words that are repeated, prolonged or avoided or where they may be silent blocks, inappropriate inhalation, exhalation or phonation patterns
    • Voice: where the child’s voice has an abnormal quality to its pitch, resonance or loudness

     Language impairments where the child has problems expressing needs, ideas or information and or/in understanding what others say

    Helpful Links:

    American Speech and Hearing Association

    Texas Speech and Hearing Association

    Texas Education Agency

    Region 13 Education Service Center