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Treatment of speech defects and disorders, especially through use of exercises and audio-visual aids that develop new speech habits.
speech therapist n.
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(Medicine) treatment to improve the speech of children who have difficulty in learning to speak, for example because of partial deafness or brain damage, or to help restore the power of speech to adults who have lost it or partly lost it through accident or illness
speech therapist n
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|Noun||1.||speech therapy - any therapy intended to correct a disorder of speech|
therapy - (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.); "the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury"; "he tried every treatment the doctors suggested"; "heat therapy gave the best relief"
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