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Title: Speech Disorders


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Speech Disorders
  • CausesSymptomsDiagnosisTreatment

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SPEECH DISORDER A speech disorder is a condition
in which a person has problems like creating and
forming words or speech sounds that need to
communicate with others. There are some
other voice disorder which are considered as
speech disorder like stammer, stutter , lisps
etc.
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TYPES OF
SPEECH DISORDERS
  • ? Aphasia
  • ? Dysarthria
  • ? Stuttering
  • ? Dysphonia

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Aphasia
  • ? Aphasia is a type of language disorder that
    happens when youve brain damage on the language
    part of the brain i.e., left part of the brain.

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Dysarthria
  • ? Dysarthria is a type of speech disorder which
    is caused by muscles weakness. It can make the
    patient hard to speak or talk.

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Stuttering
  • ? Stutter is a type of speech disorder in which
    sounds, words, syllable or prolonged disturbing
    the normal flow of speech or blocks your words
    inside the throat.

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Dysphonia
  • ? Dysphonia is a type of neurological disorder
    that affecting the voice muscles in the voice box
    and it is arise due to an abnormality of the
    structures or the function of the voice.

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Causes of Speech disorder
  • ? Vocal cord damage
  • ? Brain damage
  • ? Muscle weakness
  • ? Strokes
  • ? Respiratory weakness
  • ? Drug abuse
  • ? Hearing loss

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Symptoms of Speech disorder
  • ? Repeating sounds
  • ? Elongating words
  • ? Distorting sound when talking
  • ? Taking pauses while talking
  • ? Blinking many times while talking
  • ? Adding extra words and sound
  • ? Brain damage

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Diagnosis
  • Many tests are available in the market for the
    diagnosis of speech disorder.
  • ? Peabody picture vocabulary test
  • ? Denver articulation screening exam
  • ? Early language milestones scale 2

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Treament
  • Some speech disorder may complete go away with
    time but some need to have overcome with speech
    therapy.
  • Mild speech disorder may not required any kind
    of treatment but the treatment varies and depend
    on the type of speech disorders.

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