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 Basic Information:
Speech problems are comprised of the following areas:
- Articulation - involves the production of speech sounds
- Fluency - involves sound/syllable repetitions, blocking, use of "fillers"
- Voice - involves pitch, quality, and volume
 
Language disorders are comprised of the following areas:
- Semantics - involves knowledge of vocabulary, definitions, multiple meanings,
                    concepts, categorization, comparisons, synonyms, antonyms, analogies
- Morphology - involves knowledge of prefixes, suffixes, regular and irregular changes
                      to a root word to express quantity, tense, comparative relationships, and
                      function of the word
- Syntax - involves parts of speech, word order, and sentence construction