Parent involvement is essential in the growth of a child’s speech-language skills. A speech-language pathologist (SLP) is trained and certified to treat a variety of speech-language disorders and weekly speech sessions are important in the progress a child makes.
Batten disease is a group of rare inherited neurodegenerative diseases, also know as neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis (NCLs). The CLN disease is classified by the gene that causes it and the number following CLN indicates the subtype.
Children and adults with speech or language difficulties may need to find other ways to communicate