What are speech disorders
Speech disorders can affect the way a person creates sound to form words.Certain voice disorders may also be considered as speech disorders.
What causes speech disorders
Speech disorders can affect the vocal cord muscles, nerves and other structure withinthe throat
Causes may include: -
People who have certain medical or developmental conditions may also have speech disorders common conditions that can lead to speech disorder
Speech therapy can treat abroad range of speech and language delay and disorders in children and adults. With early intervention speech therapy can improve communication and boost self -confidence.
Symptoms of speech disorder
Common symptoms experienced by people with speech disorders are-
What are the long-term outlook
The outlook improves for people who seek early treatment. Early treatment helps prevent speech disorder from worsening. the outlook for those with permanent disabilities depends upon the severity of the disability.
What are the potential complication of speech disorders
Untreated speech disorders may cause a person to experience a great deal of an anxiety. over time, this anxiety can trigger anxiety disorders or a phobia of speaking in public. Early treatment for anxiety can help prevent the development of anxiety disorders or phobias. Treatment options include talk therapy and antianxiety medications.
How successful is speech therapy
The success rate of speech therapy varies between the disorder being treated and age groups. When you start speech therapy can also have an impact on the outcome.
Speech therapy for the young children has been shown to be most successful when started early and practiced at home with the involvement of a parent or caregiver.