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Dr. Ashish Mehta

Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)

Speech Therapist, Delhi

10 Years Experience  ·  350 at clinic
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Ashish Mehta is an experienced Speech Therapist in Dwarka, Delhi. He has helped numerous patients in his 10 years of experience as a Speech Therapist. He studied and completed Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P) . He is currently practising at Amplyclear Hearing and Speech Clinic in Dwarka, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Ashish Mehta on Lybrate.com.

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Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P) - All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, Mysore - 2007
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One of my student was going to appear im examination but on the day of examination he was so much psychologically depressed, he couldn't speak a single word on that day. Still he is tge same condition. He is very intelligent and loves to give exams.

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
One of my student was going to appear im examination but on the day of examination he was so much psychologically dep...
Hello lybrate-user. It's very unfortunate that your student didn't write his exam and is still in the same state. But I am not clear on how you want us doctors to help you. Can you please give more info.
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I have been diagnosed with asymptomatic auditory hallucinations. I keep hearing voices mostly female voices and these voices are particularly strong at night time. I find it very difficult to concentrate on my studies and I'm pursuing my MBA. Can you please tell me as to what is asymptomatic auditory hallucinations and how do I get rid of these annoying female voices. And how to cure this problem?

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
I suppose that a psychiatrist has diagnosed you with this condition. If not, please visit a psychiatrist at the earliest. The psychiatrist will prescribe certain medicines, which will help you. Timely medication and therapy will be very helpful. Please do not delay further, visit a doctor at the earliest. If this problem has just started early medical intervention is very important. The doctor will explain your condition to you and will guide you.
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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)’.

My voice is very unclear and low. I need to repeat my words many times while speak. When I call unknown person he responds "hello madam" I experience very stickiness inside throat and my nose becomes air tight.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Please Wake up early go for morning walk in greenery daily Do yogasanas and pranayam daily Pranayam will help you a lot Take Special Chyawanprash by Patanjali regularly 1 tsf twice a day Tab mentat by Himalaya 2 at nt.
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Language Disorder - How to Diagnose it?

Consultant Dyslexia, Autism & Child Psychologist. Consultant Clinical & Mental Health Psychologist., Post Masters Doc in Behavioural Medicine , Post Masters Doc Psychology
Psychologist, Noida
Language Disorder - How to Diagnose it?

Language disorder is commonly known as language impairment, it is a common childhood disorder, which makes it difficult for kids to understand what the people around them are saying to them and to face difficulty in following simple directions, it also includes difficulty in expressing the thoughts and feeling through speech.

Language disorder can be classified as:

  1. Receptive language disorder: This disorder makes it difficult to understand what the other person is saying to the one suffering from it.
  2. Expressive language disorder: Kids suffering from it are not able to express themselves and their thoughts.
  3. Mixed receptive expressive disorder: These kids have combined symptoms of receptive language disorder and expressive language disorder, making it difficult to understand and to make someone else understand.

Symptoms of language disorder:

  1. Difficulty in understanding: The ones suffering from language disorder, finds it difficult to understand what the people around them are saying.
  2. Limited vocabulary: It is one of the prominent symptoms, in which the vocabulary of the kids is very limited as compared to other kids of that age.
  3. Trouble learning new things: Learning new things is a difficult task for the kid suffering from language disorder
  4. Repeat usage of certain phrases: Kids tend to use the same phrase again and again, which is one of the basic symptoms.
  5. Frustration: As the kid is either not able to understand or to make other understand or both, kids with this disorder tend to remain more frustrated in comparison to other kids, as they are unable to do things. 
  6. Sentences which do not make sense: Making incomplete or senseless sentences is a key indicator of language disorder.

What you should do?

  1. Speech therapist: The treatment may include speech therapy, in which the speech therapist will work towards building the vocabulary and improving the grammar of the kids suffering, making the kids more confident and feel good about themselves.
  2. Psychotherapy: If the kid is also suffering from emotional issues because of the language disorder, then one should also undergo Psychotherapy, as it not only improves the morale of the patient, but also provides the guidance on how to keep improving further from the language disorder.
  3. Positive Atmosphere: The kids suffering from such a disorder should be made comfortable enough to enjoy their being, giving plenty of time to your young ones is the best way to cure such disorder, so one should always communicate well with his kids and make them learn new things, sing to them, listen to various sounds, show different pictures, colours, shapes to make them learn.
  4. Parental Support: The parents should also understand the issue well, be patient, and should support the kid to work out on the disorder. Parents should also interact with other parents, who have been there, to learn more about the language disorders and how their kids overcome the disorder.

As language disorder is one of common issue in kids, this can be managed and cured well to improve after all the required knowledge and best practices to follow. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a psychologist.

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I have stammering problem. Childhood time I difficulty to speak with others I am also taking speech therapy. Last 1 years But Therapy not effective. Pl give me solution and advise for I continue speech therapy? N recovery is possible.

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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I have a hoarse voice aftr my puberty. How can I correct it? I want to b a singer.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Thats your natural voice, all male voice breaks after puberty, you have to meet some singer and find if your voice and singing capacity shows the aptitude for becoming one, if not leave and do something else.
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I am Nitin 41 years old. I having speech defect ( Stammering / Stuttering) from born. Reason unknown   When I am in tension then Strummer is more. Unable to talk.  This reason my first marriage was unsuccessful.   Difficulty to get promotion in job  , Currently I am jobless.  Please provide good treatment plan,      Any Physical test,  Surgery, medicine Regards Nit.

Masters in Speech Pathology and Audiology
Speech Therapist, Gurgaon
Dear, I can understand your problem, but at this age also a speech therapy and counselling can improve your speech. Do not think about your problem all the time. Keep your self busy. Don't worry, boost your confidence. Self help is important. There is no medicine for stammering.
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I am male 20 years old. From birth I am having stammer and I had also completed homeopathic course to decrease it or to overcome from it but nothing happened. I came to know that it will decrease as I grow but I am not able to see any difference before and now. Please suggest me a way so that I can work on it. Because having stammer in today's life is very embarrassing.

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
You may try" speech therapy" please consult a speech therapist who will give you some exercises and it will help in reducing your stammer. If your stammer is because of social anxiety, then you may consult a counsellor who will help you to gain more self confidence and thereby reducing your anxiety if any.
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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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After suffering from cold, I suffered throat tightness. Now I do not know if I am completely free from it but a new problem has come in which "MY TONGUE IS BEING PULLED BACK" I thought I will be able to resume my singing now but throat tightness with this new problem has made me more stressful. Indian idol, voice of india various auditions are coming and. please help me.

B.A PSYCHOLOGY HONOURS, M.A PSYCHOLOGY, M.Phil - Psychology, PhD PSYCHOLOGY
Psychologist, Delhi
After suffering from cold, I suffered throat tightness. Now I do not know if I am completely free from it but a new p...
Please immediately visit nearest patanjali chikitsalaya their medicine and pranayaam will not have negative side effects, which are bound to be there with any allopathic medicine you take. Play safe with baba ramdev medicines. Wish you very best for future. You may watch and practice as shown on astha channel daily 5-7.30 am.
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Hello doc I have an issue, My son is 3 years old but still can not speak properly. We stay in joint family we all talk a lot but I am very tensed why my son is not able to speak properly pls suggest what should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Avoid mundane gossips in family Develop confidence in your son by giving him moral instructions so that he becomes a better human being capable of talking only useful things and avoiding to speak nonsense.

I am suffering from dry cough use all types of tablet but not good and not a clear voice.

BHMS
Homeopath, Pune
Take warm water every morning (something is there in your mind which you not able to talk) take homeopathy treatment useful in chronic disease & no side effects.
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What treatments are available for children with autism who have speech and language disorders?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
They have to be admitted to special schools meant for these children with speech and language defect
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I am 40 years old female. I hv to take thyroid 50 tablet every day. I feel it has v severe adverse effect on my voice. It crackled I mean I hv to speak deep down from my throat with strange and hoarse voice. Pl guide.

DORL, MBBS
ENT Specialist, Faridabad
I am 40 years old female. I hv to take thyroid 50 tablet every day. I feel it has v severe adverse effect on my voice...
Dosage of the thyroid is always adjusted by seeing the reports, so get your thyroid testing done and check out whats the result, that will tell you whether the dosage is correct or not, do not self medicate yourself.
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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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I speak r for l .because of this my speech is not clear. This problem I have from childhood. Here I want to ask if this can be cured. I face lack of confidence due to this.

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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Feels like a something stuck in my throat. Like a cough. I take tablet but nothing happened. It troubles me in long speeches Thanks.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Feels like a something stuck in my throat. Like a cough. I take tablet but nothing happened. It troubles me in long s...
Get an ent opinion, they will just look into your throat with a mirror and find out, there is a small space, where things can get stuck.
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I am 19 year old male and I have very tone voice like girls have. Please suggest any medicine or syrup to get rid of it.

Masters in Speech Pathology and Audiology
Speech Therapist, Gurgaon
This is a problem which is is very common in males. It's called puberphonia. It can be corrected with help of a speech therapist who can change your voice to a lower pitch with voice therapy.
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Sir, I can not speak before an audience as I will think about them what they would think about me. Therefore I am not in a position to do official communication before them .Please give a reply.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
This is due to anxiety andyou can gradually overcome it by starting to speak in front of friends and family.
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