speech disorder

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Noun1.speech disorder - a disorder of oral speech
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
anarthria - partial or total loss of articulate speech resulting from lesions of the central nervous system
aphonia, voicelessness - a disorder of the vocal organs that results in the loss of voice
cataphasia - a speech disorder in which the same word is repeated several times in succession
dysarthria - impaired articulatory ability resulting from defects in the peripheral motor nerves or in the speech musculature
dyslogia - impaired ability to express ideas verbally; usually resulting from difficulties of reasoning (as in feeblemindedness or certain psychoses)
dysphonia - speech disorder attributable to a disorder of phonation
lallation - defective articulation of the `l' phoneme or the phoneme `r' is pronounced as `l'
lambdacism - speech defect involving excessive use or unusual pronunciation of the phoneme `l'
lisp - a speech defect that involves pronouncing `s' like voiceless `th' and `z' like voiced `th'
stammer, stutter - a speech disorder involving hesitations and involuntary repetitions of certain sounds
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While I do have speech impairment, this is not a disability in written communication.
Producer Dafydd Parri said: "The ''r'' speech impairment is an interesting phenomenon.
Muscat: Holding her six-year-old son who has speech impairment, Mini, a woman from the south Indian state of Kerala, is seeking the help of Indian and Omani authorities to go back home.
Physical problems include speech impairment, jerky movements, balance and coordination dysfunction, changes in gait, rigid posture, and seizures.
She has a speech impairment and is totally dependant which can be stressful for us and we're limited to the places where we can go.
An Oxford woman who suffers from speech impairment says everybody should go see the Oscar-winning movie "The King's Speech.
In addition, we used information from the data set for youths in Wave 1 in the following disability categories other than visual impairment to investigate research question 1: learning disability, speech impairment, mental retardation, emotional disturbance, heating impairment, orthopedic impairment, other health impairment, autism, and traumatic brain injury.
Effects of phonemic awareness instruction on encoding skills of children with severe speech impairment.
Risk factors included in the ABCD rule were age 60 years or older, elevated blood pressure, unilateral weakness, speech impairment without unilateral weakness, and symptom duration, for a total of 6 possible points.
DCCorbett, 40,was left with memory loss and a speech impairment, the court heard.
All were disoriented, 72 had amnesia, 63 had speech impairment, 49 had agitation, 49 had emesis, 36 had visual disturbances, and 33 had somnolence.
Because the appliance is on the inside, the lingual brackets must have a smaller profile to avoid discomfort or speech impairment.

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