7 Year Old Speech Pathology Child Checklist

A 7 year old may need to see a speech pathologist if he/she:

Checklist 7 Year Old

Is stuttering

Is having difficulty with any sounds in his or her speech

Is having difficulty with grammar

Has a limited vocabulary compared to same-aged peers

Is having difficulty asking or answering questions
(who, what, how, why, when, where)

Can not participate in detailed conversations

Is reluctant to answer questions in the classroom

Has trouble thinking of the word he or she wants to say

Gets frustrated because he or she is having trouble understanding something or communicating something

Frequently avoids talking

Is not remembering and following instructions with 3-4 steps

Is not using language to give information, have conversations, entertain and persuade

Is having difficulty identifying and solving problems appropriately

Is not engaging in appropriate social interactions with other kids

Is behind in his or her reading ability

Has trouble spelling

Is having difficulty writing

Has trouble with reading comprehension tasks

Has trouble with auditory comprehension tasks