Jacquelyn Garafola

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Degrees and Certifications:

Degrees: -Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Seton Hall University -Bachelor of Science in Elementary/Special Education from Seton Hall University Certifications: -Speech-Language Specialist -Elementary School Teacher in Grades K-6 -Teacher of Students with Disabilities -Teacher of Preschool through Grade 3

Jacquelyn Garafola

Welcome to speech-language therapy! 

What is speech and language?

Speech involves the physical aspects of communicating a message which includes: 

1. Articulation: The production of sounds

2. Fluency: The smoothness or flow when talking

3. Voice: The quality of sound production

Language refers to the comprehension and organized use of a spoken or written system for communicating which includes:

1. Form: structural aspects of languge (how we say it)

2. Content: meaning of language (what we say)

3. Use: appropriate application of language (why we say it)