Speech Therapy

Common speech disorders

Stuttering
Stuttering

Stuttering is a common speech disorder characterized by  repetition of speech. The speaker may keep on repeating just the first part of the word or they may elongate their words.

Stammering
Stammering

Stammering is another speech disorder, which makes  it difficult to  express sounds. It can also affect the facial muscles. The speaker can experience  difficulty in beginning words or they may repeat words or syllables continually.

Lisping
Lisping

Lisping usually begins in childhood and can be caused if parents do not teach their child to speak properly.  Physical defects like a cleft palate can also cause lisping.

Cluttering
Cluttering

Cluttering is a language disorder. The person may speak in bursts, and may sound jerky while talking. Often, the speaker is unaware he has this problem.

Apraxia (dyspraxia)
Apraxia (dyspraxia)

It is also known as oral-motor speech disorder. Apraxia is caused by problems with motor coordination or motor planning. The sufferer finds it difficult to move the muscles necessary to form speech sounds.

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