Speech Therapy treats individuals who have communication and oral-motor disabilities. Treatment addresses communication deficits that are primarily characterized by receptive and expressive language disorders and articulation/speech disorders. Receptive language disorders impact the ability to comprehend auditory information. Expressive language disorders impacts the ability to formulate thoughts into words. Articulation deficits refer to the ability to produce sounds and words fluently and intelligibly. Oral-motor skills refers to the ability to use and coordinate lips, tongue teeth, and jaw movements for speech.