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 she still has some speech impairment even after her palate was closed, she had a strong resolve after the surgery.
His lawyer argued that someone with hearing and speech impairments could not act as a witness under the Evidence Act.
Our partnership with 'KinTrans', an innovative software that facilitates customers with hearing and speech impairments to communicate through sign language translation, will empower us to deliver an efficient banking experience for those who are comfortable communicating in sign language," said Commenting on the pilot soft launch, Husam Al Sayed, group Chief Human Resource Officer at Emirates NBD.
The results of the study indicated that nine patients were identified with voice disorders, 72 (60%) patients were identified with speech impairments, and 48 (40%) patients were diagnosed with language impairments.
Some symptoms of speech impairment in children include no or minimal talking, difficulty being understood, difficulty following directions, stuttering, voice problems and tongue thrust issues.
The Thinking Out Loud singer said listening to Slim Shady's album The Marshall Mathers LP helped get rid of his speech impairment.
Dramatherapy considers the entire persona; a speech impairment may be just one manifestation of a more complex problem.
Characteristic features of this condition include delayed development, intellectual disability, severe speech impairment, seizures and ataxia.
She appeared in a video made by the Now Hear Me campaign, which promotes understanding for those suffering from speech impairment or loss.
Persons who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech impairment and use specialized telephone equipment are welcome to contact the court through the Florida Relay Service, 7-1-1.
Then she developed regression of milestones with speech impairment and inability to walk which progressively worsened.
She added that early screening will give doctors the opportunities to avoid problems resulting from hearing impairment and protecting children from hearing disabilities, and their consequences such as speech impairment.

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