Daily Archives: August 8, 2011

What is word finding difficulty? What is word retrieval difficulty?

  Children and adults both can struggle with word finding difficulties.  A child with a language impairment, a brain tumor, and a child that suffered from a traumatic brain injury may have word finding or retrieval difficulties.  Adults too….can suffer from … Continue reading

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Adult word retrieval strategies.

  PHONEMIC CUES: This cue is provided to the WFS (word finding struggler) when the listener is sure about the word she is struggling to retrieve and produce.  If the WFS was struggling to retrieve and then say the word “mom”, you would provide the … Continue reading

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Word retrieval strategies.

Be sure to look under the word finding page for adult word retrieval strategies. These strategies can also be used for school aged children.

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