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Stuttering Problems

There are many stuttering problems for people who stutter. People with an established stutter are aware of the negative effect of repetitions, prolongations, hesitations and blocks on their speech. Their stutter (stammer) may be accompanied by facial tics and uncontrolled body movements. Stuttering can lead to the avoidance of certain activities and to social isolation.

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Speech Disorder

A speech disorder (speech difficulty) may be due to an inability to articulate particular speech sounds. This is a phonetic…

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Speech Development

The development of speech sounds, leading to the production of words, follows a predictable pattern. In the first year, children…

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Speech Delay

Speech delay is the failure to develop speech capabilities at the expected chronological age. The child may progress through expected…

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Phonological Processes

Young children have insufficient ability to co-ordinate the movement of their vocal apparatus. Therefore, they simplify the production of complex…

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Phonological Disorder

Phonological processes help the developing child by simplifying the production of complex speech. If these processes are not eradicated by…

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Phonological Organization

The speech sound system is organized at least at three levels: phonemic, syllabic and word. This is known as phonological…

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Unlike phonemes, allophones do not create distinctions in meaning between one word and another. They are variant ways of articulating…

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