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Speech Therapist Clinic

UU Block-182, Pitampura, Delhi Delhi
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It is important to us that you feel comfortable while visiting our office. To achieve this goal, we have staffed our office with caring people who will answer your questions and help you ......more
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Swar Clinic is known for housing experienced Speech Therapists. Dr. Sunita, a well-reputed Speech Therapist, practices in Delhi. Visit this medical health centre for Speech Therapists recommended by 92 patients.

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I am 31 years old I can't speak confidently with contact of others eyes. I afraid. I can't understand what's the problem is this. What to do?

BHMS
Homeopath,
This is fear meeting people due to lack of confidence,,u have to grow it urself,,try to talk to urself in front of a mirror,,think positively,,have confident on urself,, don't feel low,,dress up well,,be clean always,,this way u can improve ur confidence
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I have stammering problem and I think it is associated with my daydreaming problem because I very often daydream and hence I have little control over my voice. What should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Please Alone medicine won't work permanently Wake up early go for morning walk in greenery daily with relaxed mind Do yogasanas and pranayam daily Do meditation regularly Take milk regularly Take Saraswatarishta 20 ml Twice a day for 6 mths Ashwagandharistha 20 ml Twice a day for 6 mths Practice for speech daily Reconsult after 15 days.
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Age-Appropriate Speech and Language Milestones!

MBBS, Diploma in Child Health
Pediatrician, Hyderabad

 

The ability to hear is essential for proper speech and language development. Hearing problems may be suspected in children who are not responding to sounds or who are not developing their language skills appropriately. The following are some age-related guidelines that may help to decide if your child is experiencing hearing problems.

It is important to remember that not every child is the same. Children reach milestones at different ages. Talk your child's healthcare provider if you are suspicious that your child is not developing speech and language skills correctly. The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders and other experts list the following age-appropriate speech and language milestones for babies and young children.

Milestones related to speech and language

Birth to 5 months

  • Coos

  • Vocalizes pleasure and displeasure sounds differently (laughs, giggles, cries, or fusses)

  • Makes noise when talked to

6 to 11 months

  • Understands "no-no"

  • Babbles (says "ba-ba-ba")

  • Says "ma-ma" or "da-da" without meaning

  • Tries to communicate by actions or gestures

  • Tries to repeat your sounds

  • Says first word

12 to 17 months

  • Answers simple questions nonverbally

  • Says 2 to 3 words to label a person or object (pronunciation may not be clear)

  • Tries to imitate simple words

  • Vocabulary of four to 6 words

18 to 23 months

  • Vocabulary of 50 words, pronunciation is often unclear

  • Asks for common foods by name

  • Makes animal sounds, such as "moo"

  • Starting to combine words, such as "more milk"

  • Begins to use pronouns, such as "mine"

  • Uses 2-word phrases

2 to 3 years

  • Knows some spatial concepts, such as "in" or "on"

  • Knows pronouns, such as "you," "me" or "her"

  • Knows descriptive words, such as "big" or "happy"

  • Uses 3-word sentences

  • Speech is becoming more accurate, but may still leave off ending sounds. Strangers may not be able to understand much of what is said.

  • Answers simple questions

  • Begins to use more pronouns, such as "you" or "I"

  • Uses question inflection to ask for something, such as "my ball?"

  • Begins to use plurals, such as "shoes" or "socks" and regular past tense verbs, such as "jumped"

3 to 4 years

  • Groups objects, such as foods or clothes

  • Identifies colors

  • Uses most speech sounds, but may distort some of the more difficult sounds, such as l, r, s, sh, ch, y, v, z, th. These sounds may not be fully mastered until age 7 or 8.

  • Uses consonants in the beginning, middle, and ends of words. Some of the more difficult consonants may be distorted, but attempts to say them

  • Strangers are able to understand much of what is said

  • Able to describe the use of objects, such as "fork" or "car"

  • Has fun with language; enjoys poems and recognizes language absurdities, such as, "Is that an elephant on your head?"

  • Expresses ideas and feelings rather than just talking about the world around him or her

  • Uses verbs that end in "ing," such as "walking" or "talking"

  • Answers simple questions, such as "What do you do when you are hungry?"

  • Repeats sentences

4 to 5 years

  • Understands spatial concepts, such as "behind" or "next to"

  • Understands complex questions

  • Speech is understandable, but makes mistakes pronouncing long, difficult, or complex words, such as "hippopotamus"

  • Uses some irregular past tense verbs, such as "ran" or "fell"

  • Describes how to do things, such as painting a picture

  • Lists items that belong in a category, such as animals or vehicles

  • Answers "why" questions

5 years

  • Understands time sequences (for example, what happened first, second, or third)

  • Carries out a series of 3 directions

  • Understands rhyming

  • Engages in conversation

  • Sentences can be 8 or more words in length

  • Uses compound and complex sentences

  • Describes objects

  • Uses imagination to create stories

Mouth breathing can also lead to speech impediments, especially in children between the age group of 4-12 years. I have my son 7 years old he has speech issues and can belly make sentences. Kindly help.

MS-ENT, MBBS
ENT Specialist, Noida
Mouth breathing is a common symptom in children with adenoid hypertrophy, if child is having hearing problem probably he is developing otitis media with effusion than adenoidectomy is advisable.
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I have stammering problem from the childhood age. I am suffering from lot of times, when I talk anyone else. Sometimes I can't speak a single word than sometimes I speak a sentence also.

MPhil (Clinical Psychology)
Psychologist, Chennai
Stammering has very many reasons behind. It falls under neuro-linguistic problems. Many a times its behavioural, due to anxiety or fear. Try breathing techniques, meet a psychiartirst who might treat you with medicines or will advise to meet a speech therapist. The basic cause need to be find out as for you its from very young age. You need a detailed evaluation. Take care.
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I am a 17 year old male. I have been stammering since 5-6 years. I am confused between hypnotherapy, psychotherapy speech therapy etc.

MPhil (Clinical Psychology)
Psychologist, Chennai
Stammering has very many reasons behind. It falls under neuro-linguistic problems. Many a times its behavioural, due to anxiety or fear. Try breathing techniques, meet a psychiatrist who might treat you with medicines or will advise to meet a speech therapist. The basic cause need to be find out. You need a detailed evaluation. Psychotherapy should also help you with a clinical psychologist after proper psychometric analyses finding out the route cause of stammering. Take care.
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Hii doctor. I generally loose my confidence in front of elders while explaining anything. I loose my concentration. I start stammering in front of these people. But in case of normal talks my speaking is good. Please tell me what can I do to overcome this.

Masters in Speech Pathology and Audiology
Speech Therapist, Gurgaon
Hello lybrate-user. For the Treatment of Stammering Or Dysfluency you need the help of a Speech Therapist. As the cause of dysfluency and lack of confidence in different situations has to be analysed. Remember it's you who can help yourself with support of a Speech Therapist.
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My son 2 years 2 months, phele clearly bol sakta tha lekin 22 months ke baad hakla (stammering) raha hai .koi effective treatment hai kya. please help.

Masters in Speech Pathology and Audiology
Speech Therapist, Gurgaon
Hi, your Son's Delayed Speech and Language has to be assessed. Very difficult to answer your quarry without full observation. Consult your pediatrician and A Speech Therapist.
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Aphasia - Factors That Put You At Risk!

D.H.L.S, B.A.S.L.P, M.A, B.Ed .SE . ( H.I )
Speech Therapist, Delhi
Aphasia - Factors That Put You At Risk!

Aphasia is a communication disability that can result from damage or injury to those parts of the brain that process language. It can happen due to stroke, brain tumors, accidents, or brain infection. A brain injury which damages parts of the brain that deal with language can also bring on Aphasia. Aphasia can also be caused by dementia such as Alzheimer’s disease. Aphasia is sometimes also a symptom of epilepsy or other neurological disorders.

It’s more common in older adults, especially after a stroke. What happens in Aphasia is that the affected person is unable to understand or use words. He or she may also:

  1. Have difficulty speaking and finding the "right" words to express themselves verbally
  2. Have problems understanding conversation
  3. Have problems reading and comprehending written words
  4. Have problems writing words
  5. Is unable to calculate or use numbers
  6. Has a tendency to use gibberish words as a part of speech

There are various types of Aphasia, differing in certain important ways from each other.
Aphasia can also be mild or severe. With mild Aphasia, the patient is able to converse, though he may not be able to find the right word or may not understand complex conversations.
However, in severe Aphasia, a person may lose his ability to communicate completely which means he can’t speak or understand any conversation and may also not be able to read or write.

Three things that aid Aphasia recovery are

  1. Speech Therapy
  2. Family Support
  3. Persistence

Treatment for Aphasia depends on factors like:

  1. Age
  2. Cause of brain injury which causes Aphasia
  3. Type of Aphasia
  4. Position and size of the brain lesion causing Aphasia
  5. If the Aphasia is due to a brain tumor, surgery to remove the tumor affecting the language centre can treat Aphasia.
  6. For a person who’s got Aphasia due to a stroke, sessions with a speech-language specialist are very effective. The therapist teaches the patient ways to communicate using stuff that doesn’t involve speech.

He uses the following to help the patient communicate without words:

  1. Props
  2. Drawings and pictures
  3. Teaching patient to speak slowly and be calm when talking.

Treatment techniques
The speech therapist uses these two main techniques to tackle Aphasia:

  1. Substitute skill model: This uses a prop like a writing board to help with spoken language.
  2. Direct treatment model: This approach uses specific exercises to help patients
  3. Copy and recall therapy (CART): This approach uses repetition and recall of certain words during speech therapy.
  4. Visual communication therapy (VIC): This involves the use of index cards to represent various components of speech.

In addition, Aphasia patients are also trained in the use of hand gestures to aid in communication as a part of ‘Visual Action Therapy (VAT)’.

I am a stutterer and also feel a low confidence ,main cause of this stuttering is low level of confidence and anxiety, I am a medical student ,so how can I get rid of this problem?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Stammering is typically recognised by a tense struggle to get words out. This makes it different from the normal non-fluency we all experience which includes hesitations and repetitions. Commonly it involves repeating or prolonging sounds or words, or getting stuck without any sound (silent blocking). Sometimes people put in extra sounds or words. Often people lose eye contact. Some people who stammer talk their way round difficult words so that you may not realise they stammer at all. This avoidance of words, and avoidance of speaking in some or many situations, is an important aspect of stammering. Stammering varies tremendously from person to person and is highly variable for the person who stammers who may be fluent one minute and struggling to speak the next. Get an mri brain and eeg with a psychiatrist evaluation.
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My son having hoarseness of voice for 15 days. I visited an allopath who prescribed antibiotics and antiallergies. But I am not getting better result. I want to ask an ayurved practitioner for some good advice.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Diploma in Hospital Administration
Ayurveda, Varanasi
Start using hi-owra mouth wash, tab khadiradi vati 2-2 tab 3-4 times as loninges, tab sanjivani vati 2-2 tab 3-4 times per day with luke worm water.
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Hi, I am from jalandhar. I am suffering from stammering problem .so who is best Specialists in jalandhar .please tell me.Because I want solve this problem.

MASLP, Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Speech Therapist, Nashik
Hello, there are few therapy center like muskan speech and hearing center in jalandar. You can also google for various center. Please make sure you go to a proper speech therapist. Regards.
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Hi, Kindly let me know that Stammering of kids can be cured by Acupressure? If yes let me know the treatment or doctors who can do acupressure procedures.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear Lybrate user. In many of the cases Stammering has two important reasons. Vocal chord misalignment or other problems are the primary reason. For this vocal chord complaint, you should consult an ENT specialist and get it corrected. Second reason is purely psychological. Stammer therapy can help you in psychological reasons. Take care.
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What Causes Vocal Cord Lesions?

MS - ENT, MBBS
ENT Specialist, Delhi
What Causes Vocal Cord Lesions?

When the vocal cords suffer from the accumulation of non-cancerous and abnormal growth, these are known as vocal cord lesions. These lesions usually cause a variety of voice and speech related problems. These are also known as singer’s nodules and nodes, which may be caused by pressure, stress and stretching of the vocal cords. Women between the age of 20 to 50 are more prone to this condition. Here is everything you need to know about the types, causes and treatment of these lesions.

Types: There are three kinds of vocal cord lesions, that is nodules, polyps and cysts. A vocal cord polyps may be caused on one side of the vocal cords and may also lead to many disturbances in one’s voice. Another type of vocal cord lesions includes a mass of tissue that may manifest in the sac or membranes around the vocal cord. This cyst can be on the surface of the vocal cord or in the ligaments of the vocal cord. This may require surgical removal as well as voice therapy thereafter. Nodules are the third type of lesion that may form in the vocal folds. These are basically calluses that may disappear once the pressure and overuse of the vocal cords diminish.

Causes: These lesions are usually benign or non-cancerous growths that may be caused due to a variety of reasons. Screaming and overuse of vocal cords are few of the most common reasons for the eruption of such lesions. The heavy use of one’s voice can cause quite a bit of trauma to the vocal cords and may lead to problems including lesions and disturbances in one’s voice. Conditions like reflux and allergic reactions may also cause vocal cord lesions as a side effect.

Symptoms: From hoarseness to pain, there are a number of symptoms caused by this condition. A low pitch and difficulty while speaking are also some of the common symptoms of this condition. Patients suffering from the growth of such lesions will also find themselves making an effort in order to speak normally and to be heard. Constant throat clearing may be required as well.

Treatment: Besides giving your voice a rest and gargling warm saline water with salt, one can also have the condition checked by the doctor so as to ascertain whether or not it is a serious lesion that may require surgical removal and voice therapy. The doctor will usually prescribe medicines in order to deal with any underlying conditions that may have caused the lesions, including allergic reactions, reflux, sinusitis and other such ailments. One will also have to stop smoking so that there is less chemical pressure on the vocal cord. Finally, one will have to go through voice therapy for more serious lesions.

Hi, I am 17 years old.From last October I have an immature voice even after hitting all other stages of puberty. I did a little research and understood that my condition might be called Puberphonia.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear lybrate user. I can understand. Please do not panic or do not worry. You are on the verge of voice change due to your adolescent hormonal changes. the voice continues to change from the age of 14 to the age of 20 or 21. This depends on many things. Therefore, your actual adult voice will be seen only around the age of 21. Please wait and watch. Take care.
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Muje stammering ka problem hai? Main t or p ka pronounce thik se nahi kar pata hu. So,what should I do?

MASLP, Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Speech Therapist, Nashik
Hello, in case of stammering please reduce your anxiety. For the sounds like p and t please make a list words starting with them and practise them. Consult a speech therapist nearby or online for best results. Regards.
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Homeopathic Remedies For Stammering!

BHMS
Homeopath, Thane
Homeopathic Remedies For Stammering!

Stammering or stuttering is a type of speech impairment where sounds or syllables are repeated involuntarily or there are unintended gaps in between words when the person is unable to make the desired sound.

People develop stutters due to genetic flaws, motor functioning defects, coordination problems or due to psychological stressors. The condition can result in anxiety, depression and withdrawal from verbal communication.

How does homeopathy help?

A stutter can be practiced away or corrected by speech therapy but there is no specific medicine that can be used to cure stammering. Homeopathic medicines can provide relief from the symptoms by fixing flawed nervous functions, improve motor coordination and modify the vocal apparatus. Different homeopathic treatments can be used depending on the nature of the condition.

The following is a list of homeopathic remedies and lifestyle changes that can be used to address the problem:

  1. Foods rich in vitamin B6 like nuts, fish, bananas and chicken should be consumed regularly by children who have a stutter to help with motor functions.
  2. Adults should avoid caffeine, tobacco and other recreational drugs as they cause hyper-stimulation of the nervous system.
  3. Stramonium (jimsonweed) can be used when the stammering is violent and the person distorts the facial muscles heavily in order to be able to speak.
  4. Lychopodium (clubmoss) can be useful for stammering as well as depression, memory weakness and sleep problems. This is especially helpful if the patient struggles with the last few words of a sentence.
  5. Spigelia is beneficial for a mild stutter at the beginning of a sentence, often followed by undisturbed speech.
  6. Causticum is prescribed when emotional excitability causes stammering, twitching of the facial muscles or problems in the vocal chords.
  7. Staphysagria can aid in reducing social anxiety which often causes stammering i.e. the stammer only happens while interacting with strangers or authority figures.
  8. Nux vomica (strychnine) is the medicine to use when stammering is a result of extreme stress or over work.
  9. Fright or shock often causes speechlessness or stammering. Aconite can provide immediate relief in such cases.
  10. Lachesis is an effective homeopathic medicine when the patient stutters over specific letters or syllables.
  11. Gelsemium is used to treat stuttering after severe viral infections when the patient complains of a heavy tongue and lack of general coordination.

Nowadays I am not getting interest to speak with anyone, not getting interest to go to office, not getting interest at anything, not active, feeling comfortable to sleep or remain on bed. Earlier I was not like this, all are telling I am changed, even I am feeling the same, please tell the cause, and solution for this.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
It might be due to depression, I would like to advice you get a consultation from psychotherapist. For betterment. Mean time you can try to elevate your mood, by doing things you like. Eat healthy, sometimes eating healthy can also work as mood elevators. If you have further enquiry then you can ask.
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Nowadays I am very dull, I am not getting interest to speak with anyone, not interested to go to office, not getting interest at anything, feeling comfortable if I sleep alone. Earlier I was not like this. All are telling that I am changed, even I am feeling the same, what is the cause, situation,and solution for this.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
You seem to be suffering most likely from Depression, kindly consult a psychiatrist, get evaluated for the severity and based on the assessment treatment would be suggested. Don't worry recovery in most cases is good and quick. All the best.
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