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Gestures, Signs, and Facial Cues

Identification and interpretation of non-verbal cues that can assist in hearing a speaker's message.

Related Disorder(s)

  • Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) - Auditory processing disorder (APD) is a hearing problem that affects about 3%–5% of school-aged children. Kids with this condition, also known as central auditory processing disorder (CAPD), can't understand what they hear in the same way other kids do. This is because their ears and brain don't fully coordinate.


  • 16 Gestures By 16 Months preview

    16 Gestures By 16 Months

    Bethany Ayer

    Research has found the development of gestures is a language predictor. From 9-16 months, children should be learning at least two additional gestures per month. Here is a helpful guide of typical ...



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  • Kristen Secora

    Kristen Secora

    Full-time Therapist CCC-SLP

    I have a PhD in Language and Communicative Disorders with expertise specifically in working with ...