speech disorder

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Related to speech disorder: Language disorder, articulation 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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New Delhi, May 29 ( ANI ): Emily Blunt recently revealed how 'pretending to be someone else' helped her to overcome a speech disorder as a kid.
Nasal septum deviation may cause mouth breathing for children, which can be a cause of malocclusions, dental caries, chronic pharyngitis, speech disorder, and snoring which leads to sleep apnoea and negative effects on brain function.
A speech disorder caused by damage to the tongue and muscles involved in speech, or nerves that control them.
Just like King George VI, as s by Colin Firth in the 12 Oscar nominated movie The King's Speech, David suffers from a debilitating speech disorder called stuttering.
A three-fold increase in relative odds of speech disorder was found for finger-sucking behaviour and use of a pacifier for three or more years.
Fleur, who works at the Nuneaton Leisure Trust and lives in Higham Lane, suffers from a speech disorder and from the age of eight to 19 attended specialised academies in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.
Cleft lip and palate (CLP) may cause functional limitations even after adequate surgical and non-surgical treatment, speech disorder being one of then].
Until recently, the literature has focused on dysarthria, a speech disorder that affects about half of individuals with MS (Yorkston, Beukelman, Strand, & Bell, 1999).
Because of a speech disorder, she became isolated, unable to communicate with the outside world.
He looks about two years old, sings like he has a speech disorder and is about as vain as David Beckham.
Abnormal hair growth, speech disorder, amnesia, loss of libido, hallucination, anorexia, tinnitus, skin discoloration, hiccups, sleepwalking, eye-rolling hostility, euphoric mood, dry mouth, agitation, confusion, insomnia, abnormal thinking, abnormal skin odor, depression, increased sweating, flatulence, abnormal dreams and belching.
If you're finding it more and more difficult to get your ideas across to people, if your relatives and friends are asking you to repeat words, if it's getting harder to carry on conversations, you may be experiencing a speech disorder known as dysarthria.