The issue of Speaking Difficulty is clearly signified with talking or conversing problems. Such individuals may have lip sync issues, trouble in rolling their tongues for certain words, stammering or stuttering and also mutism in some cases. The problem starts off because of some kind of nerve or brain damage or even muscle abnormalities in the throat. Emotional factors like trauma cause the same to.
HOW IS SPEAKING DIFFICULTY DIAGNOSED?
An Ear-Nose-Throat specialist diagnoses Speaking Difficulty by using the Denver articulating screening examination, which allows the doctor to evaluate the clarity in pronunciation in children between the ages of 2 and 7.
HOW IS SPEAKING DIFFICULTY TREATED?
Treatment depends on the root problem. If due to muscular or nerve problems then a surgery may be needed. In other cases, speech support devices followed with consultation from a speech therapist is also highly recommended.
DID YOU KNOW?
Patients suffering from ailments such as multiple sclerosis or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis can totally lose their ability to speak.