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Anita French; MA/CCC-SLP,

Cassandra Hirmer, SLPA

Pronunciation: ˈspēch

1 a : the communication or expression of thoughts in spoken words b : exchange of spoken words .

Pronunciation: ˈlaŋ-gwij, -wij
1 a : the words, their pronunciation, and the methods of combining them used and understood by a community b (1) : audible, articulate, meaningful sound as produced by the action of the vocal organs (2) : a systematic means of communicating ideas or feelings by the use of conventionalized signs, sounds, gestures, or marks having understood meanings.  


  • Com·mu·ni·ca·tion
    Pronunciation: kə-ˌmyü-nə-ˈkā-shə
     ...3 a:  a process by which information is exchanged between individuals through a common system of symbols, signs, or behavior….5a : a technique for expressing ideas effectively (as in speech)

    Adapted from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary

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