What kinds of speech disorders might be affecting my child?

 In Speech Therapy

The following are some common pediatric speech language disorders:

  • Speech sound disorders – difficulty pronouncing sounds.
  • Language disorders – difficulty understanding what they hear & expressing themselves with words.
  • Cognitive communication disorders – difficulty with thinking skills including perception, memory, awareness, reasoning, judgment, intellect and imagination.
  • Stuttering (fluency) disorders – interruption of the flow of speech that may include hesitations, repetitions, prolongations of sounds or words.
  • Voice disorders – the quality of voice that may include hoarseness, nasality, volume (too loud or soft).

We can provide more detailed information on specific speech language disorders.

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