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Stuck for words? Word Retrieval Activities For Children - featured August 9, 2011

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Stuck for words? Word Retrieval Activities For Children


By: Caroline Bowen
Caroline Bowen PhD provides speech-language pathology information and resources for consumers, professionals and students.

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"In simple terms the expressions “word retrieval problem” or “word finding difficulty” imply that the person knows and understands the word, and has used it correctly before. However, they have difficulty retrieving such known words at times. Children and adults with language disorders are frequently found to have word retrieval difficulties. Often when a person (child or adult) is having difficulty retrieving a word they will have the sense that it is “on the tip of their tongue”: a state of affairs familiar to all of us; at other times they seem simply to “go blank.”

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Tags: SLP Articulation Word Finding Childhood Apraxia of Speech Specific Language Impairment Article