•   Speech

  • Welcome to Mrs. Catanzaro’s Speech and Language Website

    I miss you all very much!  I hope you and your families are staying safe and healthy.   I hope you are enjoying conversations with your family & learning something new each day.  Remember to practice using your good speech skills. 

    Here you can find resources on how to facilitate language skills as well as enhance speech sound production at home. 

    jcatanzaro@nfschools.net

    The Speech and Language Skills Include:

    Expressive Language:  The ability to express and sequence ideas clearly using correct grammar and syntax (word order).

    Receptive Language:  The ability to understand spoken language, follow directions, and make sense of classroom instruction. 

    Phonological Awareness:  Understanding that words are made up of sounds, sounds can be manipulated to change words, and sounds correspond to letters in print.

    Articulation/Phonology:  The ability to produce sounds in a manner appropriate to the child's age.

    Fluency:  The ability to communicate ideas without excessive repetitions and hesitations.

    Voice:  The ability to use correct voice volume, quality, and pitch.