What are some speech impediments?

What are some speech impediments?

Some common speech impediments are:

  • Stuttering. This condition might indicate developmental delay, an inherited condition or a sign your child’s brain isn’t coordinating the functions that drive speech.
  • Articulation errors.
  • Tongue-tie (ankyloglossia).
  • Apraxia.
  • Dysarthria.
  • Selective mutism.

What is a stammerer?

Stuttering, also known as stammering, is a speech disorder in which the flow of speech is disrupted by involuntary repetitions and prolongations of sounds, syllables, words, or phrases as well as involuntary silent pauses or blocks in which the person who stutters is unable to produce sounds.

What is a speech impediment called?

A speech disorder is a condition in which a person has problems creating or forming the speech sounds needed to communicate with others. This can make the child’s speech difficult to understand. Common speech disorders are: Articulation disorders.

What causes slowed speech?

Dysarthria often causes slurred or slow speech that can be difficult to understand. Common causes of dysarthria include nervous system disorders and conditions that cause facial paralysis or tongue or throat muscle weakness. Certain medications also can cause dysarthria.

What is a stama?

A stammer (also called a stutter) is common, especially in young children. For most young children, the stammer goes away without any treatment. Older children and adults may have a stammer that doesn’t go away. The most important part of treatment for the stammer is to help the person feel relaxed and confident.

What is ataxic dysarthria?

• Ataxic dysarthria is due to incoordination caused by damage to the cerebellum. Distinguishing features are irregular articulatory errors, equal and excessive stress on syllables, and inappropriate variation of pitch and loudness.

What are the two types of communication impairment?

According to DSM-5, there are four main types of Communication Disorders: Language Disorder, Speech Sound Disorder, Child-Onset Fluency Disorder (Stuttering), and Social (Pragmatic) Communication Disorder.

What are the four main types of communication disorders?

Communication disorders are grouped into four main categories: speech disorders, language disorders, hearing disorders, and central auditory processing disorders.

  • Speech Disorders.
  • Language Disorders.
  • Hearing disorders.
  • Central auditory processing disorders (CAPD)