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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Since stammering is the most prevalent speech disorder among children, I would like to add that there is a great resource for stammering in the website of the US-based nonprofit organisation The Stuttering Foundation (www.
Consequently, due to the alteration in the lingual frenulum, the tongue may be prevented from normally articulating with other stomatognathic structures, which may, therefore, result in a phonetic speech disorder, since this, according to the literature, is the orofacial disorder most frequently found in the presence of an altered frenulum [7,15,16].
Thanks to Good Samaritans who contributed to my surgery for spasmodic dysphonia, a speech disorder.
A speech difficulty or a speech disorder is defined as a condition that interrupts the ability to speak with normal speech patterns (Bowen, 2009).
According to the type of speech disorder, the majority of subjects (54%) had dyslalia, 25% had dysphasia, and stuttering was observed in 21%.
that the supplements develop and maintain normal, healthy speech and language capabilities in children, including those with verbal apraxia — a motor speech disorder affecting the ability to utter sounds, syllables, and words.
An informal screening was administered to determine if the student has any speech disorder and/or other associated factors.
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.
A speech disorder caused by damage to the tongue and muscles involved in speech, or nerves that control them.
A speech disorder is any speaking behavior which noticeably hinders communication, negatively affects the speaker and the audience, and exhibits substantial abnormality from standard and acceptable speech patterns (Ham, 1990).
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.
Cleft lip and palate (CLP) may cause functional limitations even after adequate surgical and non-surgical treatment, speech disorder being one of then].