Apraxia articulatory

Many disorders can affect our ability to speak and communicate. They range from saying sounds incorrectly to being completely unable to speak or understand speech. Causes includeHearing disorders and deafnessVoice problems, such as dysphonia or those caused by cleft lip or palateSpeech problems like stutteringDevelopmental disabilitiesLearning disabilitiesAutism spectrum disorderBrain injuryStrokeSome speech and communication problems may be genetic. Often, no one knows the causes. By first grade, about 5 percent of children have noticeable speech disorders. Speech and language therapy can help. NIH: National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

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speech and communication disorders
communication disorders
language problems
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