American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

ASHA Thesaurus


The ASHA Thesaurus is a controlled vocabulary used to organize information in the fields of audiology and speech-language pathology.

Terms marked "(node label only)" are for classification only and should not be used for indexing. Non-preferred terms are in italics.



Speech and language
Speech, language and hearing functions and disorders
Speech and language
Language
.. Expressive language
... Conversational rate
... Expressive language disorders
... Morphology
.... Morphemes
... Morphosyntax
... Narratives
... Phonology
.... Phonological development
..... Phonological acquisition
.... Phonological disorders
... Semantics
... Spoken language expression
.... Late talkers
.... Public speaking
.... Spoken language disorders
... Syntax
... Vocabulary
... Written language expression
.... Graphemes
.... Written language expression disorders
..... Agraphia
..... Dysgraphia
.. Language comprehension
... Language comprehension disorders
... Spoken language comprehension
.... Spoken language comprehension disorders
..... Auditory agnosia
... Written comprehension
.... Written comprehension disorders
..... Dyslexia (Written comprehension)
.. Language development
... Imitation
.. Language disorders
... Aphasia
.... Anomia
.... Broca's aphasia
.... Childhood aphasia
.... Wernicke's aphasia
... Specific language impairment
.. Literacy
... Biliteracy
... Health literacy
.. Pragmatics
... Social skills
.. Prosody
... Prosody disorders
Neurogenic speech and language
Speech
.. Fluency
... Fluency disorders
.... Cluttering
.... Stuttering
.. Motor speech
... Motor learning
... Motor programming
.. Speech aerodynamics
.. Speech disorders
... Apraxia
.... Childhood apraxia of speech
... Dysarthria
.. Speech intelligibility
.. Speech sound
... Articulation
.... Articulation development
.... Articulation disorders
.... Coarticulation
.... Facilitating context
... Phonemes
... Phrases
... Sentences
... Syllables
... Words
.... Nonsense words
.. Voice
... Normal voice
.... Singing voice
... Voice disorders
.... Aphonia
.... Dysphonia
..... Spasmodic dysphonia


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