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Ms. Edmonds

Email: 
jedmonds@amherst.k12.va.us
Phone: 
434-528-6498 ext.22110
Classes Taught: 
Speech-Language Pathologist

Welcome to the Speech/Language Page!

 

Spring is in full swing in Speech!!  

 

We have been learning about all things Spring and will continue to explore even more until the end of the year.  We also continue to work very hard to achieve our speech-language IEP goals.  

 

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THIS MONTH IN SPEECH:

 

Themes:  

Spring

Bugs and Insects

Plants and Flowers

Earth Day

Pond Life-Frogs and Turtles

 

 

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Skills:

*Transitioning Skills 

*Describing/Defining words stories, and pictures 

*Narrative language skills

*Sequencing skills

*Phonemic awareness skills 

*Fluency Strategies

*Articulation/Phonological Skills

*Auditory/Listening Comprehension

*Social/Pragmatic Skills

*Vocabulary/Semantic Skills

 

 

 

Did You Know?

MAY is Better Speech and Hearing Month

Communication Facts: (www.asha.org)
·46million- # of Americans affected by communication disorders
 ·14 million of those have a speech or language disorder (28 million with a hearing loss)
·17-20% of children in the U.S. have difficulties learning to read
·>70% of teachers believe students who receive Sp/L services demonstrate improved pre-reading, reading, or reading comprehension skills
·Poor readers have an early history of spoken language deficits
 

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Don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or concerns!  I love hearing from you!

 

 

 

 

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