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Speech & Language Disorders & Intervention

Speech & Language Disorders in children

We cry, we talk, we listen to the world of sound and words. These acts are not as simple as they sound. A child listens a lot before he can speak well. Our ability to speak helps us to know more about the wonderful world we live in. It helps us to

understand other Individuals ideas and emotions and tell them what we want to say. This difficult act cannot be mastered by many. Let us know more about speech and language problems.

 

Do you/your child have any of the following problems mentioned here?

  • Child is 18 months old and yet does not speak or though he speaks you feel he is not talking according to children of his age.
  • Does not speak clearly/cannot produce certain sounds due to which others find it difficult to understand his speech.
  • Any problem with voice , male using feminine voice after puberty
  • Dysfluencies while speaking i.e. repeating speech sounds again and again; getting stuck on a word/fear of speaking etc.
  • Difficulty in speaking/loss of speech after stroke or after major head injury.

 

 

Speech & Language Disorders in Adults

Language Disorders:

 

Of the various faculties of the brain, the ability to express ideas, thoughts and feelings through speech is a precious gift to mankind. These people have difficulty in expressing and understanding speech. In addition they may have difficulty in reading, writing and calculating. Such people need emotional support and help from the family. Speech and language therapy helps to recover their speech communication skills.

 

Stammering:

 

Disruption of flow of speech reduces effectiveness of speech. Stammering may range from mild hesitation to severe disruption in the flow of speech. This problem starts in childhood and may continue in adulthood. This may affect their personal and social growth. They may experience difficulty in getting employment.

Articulation & Phonological Disorders:

Aims at improving intelligibility of individuals’ speech.

 

Speech & Language Disorders & Intervention

Speech & Language Disorders in children

We cry, we talk, we listen to the world of sound and words. These acts are not as simple as they sound. A child listens a lot before he can speak well. Our ability to speak helps us to know more about the wonderful world we live in. It helps us to understand other Individuals ideas and emotions and tell them what we want to say. This difficult act cannot be mastered by many. Let us know more about speech and language problems.

 

 Do you/your child have any of the following problems mentioned here?

  • Child is 18 months old and yet does not speak or though he speaks you feel he is not talking according to children of  his age.
  • Does not speak clearly/cannot produce certain sounds due to which others find it difficult to understand his speech.
  • Any problem with voice male using feminine voice after puberty
  • Dysfluencies while speaking i.e. repeating speech sounds again and again; getting stuck on a word/fear of speaking etc.
  • Difficulty in speaking/loss of speech after stroke or after major head injury

Speech & Language Disorders in Adults

Language Disorders:

 

Of the various faculties of the brain, the ability to express ideas, thoughts and feelings through speech is a precious gift to mankind. These people have difficulty in expressing and understanding speech. In addition they may have difficulty in reading, writing and calculating. Such people need emotional support and help from the family. Speech and language therapy helps to recover their speech communication skills.

 

Stammering:

 

Disruption of flow of speech reduces effectiveness of speech. Stammering may range from mild hesitation to severe disruption in the flow of speech. This problem starts in childhood and may continue in adulthood. This may affect their personal and social growth. They may experience difficulty in getting employment.

         Articulation & Phonological Disorders:

        Aims at improving intelligibility of individuals’ speech.

Voice:

       Aims to reach the patients’ optimal pitch, loudness and quality

 

      Speech & Language Therapy

Treatment in the context of speech - language disorders does not mean medical treatment. It refers to rehabilitation,  teaching, counseling or behavior modification.The management of speech–language disorders is done by a Speech Language Pathologist. It requires consistent practice and coordinated work between you and your therapist. The family members also have an important role to play throughout the management process.

 

Treatment services are available for:

        Speech Therapy:

Stuttering/ Stammering: Aims to modify rate of speech, regulate breathing and reduce muscle tension.

Articulation & Phonological Disorders: Aims at improving intelligibility of individuals’ speech.

Voice: Aims to reach the patients’ optimal pitch, loudness and quality

Language therapy:

Aims to rehabilitate individuals(children and adults) with language impairments (such as, Specific Language Impairment (SLI), Aphasia, Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD), etc.), by adopting a multi-modal stimulation approach (i.e., auditory, visual, tactile)

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