Below is an overview of the speech therapy services provided at
the Middleburgh Central School District.
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What we do
Diagnostic testing and/or screening
or individual speech therapy
Collaborative- classroom based therapy
What we do
therapy at MCS aims at helping children with any of the
Language delays or impairment
Language learning disabilities
Auditory processing problems
Phonemic Awareness problems
or Fluency problems
Children can receive speech services through the Committee on
Special Education or through the speech improvement program.
Initial evaluation can be requested by a teacher or parent, and
is only completed with parents’ permission.
Articulation disorder - A delay or impairment
in the ability to produce speech sounds which may impact
academic achievement or social interaction.
Language delay - A developmental delay in the
ability to understand or use language.
Language learning disability - Any of a variety
of disorders that affect the acquisition, retention,
understanding, organization or use of verbal information.
Auditory Processing problems - A difficulty in
processing and interpreting auditory information despite normal
Social Language difficulties - A difficulty in
interpreting a speaker’s intended meaning, typically in
conversation, with peers and adults.
Phonemic Awareness - The understanding and of
the sound-symbol relationship between letters and the sounds
they represent. Phonemic awareness is also the ability to
perceive the differences between sounds.