Auditory Processing Disorders Telespeech

The Vestibular System and Speech

by VocoVision on March 6, 2016

vestibular_system_speech_therapyThe vestibular system is one of the basic sensory systems. It controls equilibrium and balance, controls body movement, and facilitates the development of muscle tone. It also is one of the influencing factors in auditory language processing. While researchers aren’t entirely sure how it helps to influence these processes, it is clear there is a connection. Across the board, children who have a vestibular dysfunction also have auditory language processing difficulties. [continue reading…]