Speech disorder is a communication disorder where the person has difficulty in expressing words clearly. Types of speech disorders are voice tone disorders, articulation problems and stuttering. Some common symptoms are sound contortion, long pauses between words, repetition of words, abnormal movements of the head while speaking, and blinking while speaking. Speech therapists treat severe cases of speech disorder.
HOW IS SPEECH DISORDERS DIAGNOSED?
Psychological problems may result due to impaired communication.