Difficulties in producing speech sounds correctly and fluently and problems patients can face with the resonance of sound often require speech and language therapy.
Solicitors representing clients with speech and language disorders should be mindful of the fact that patients who are unable to or have difficulty communicating can become depressed and anxious.
Injury to the brain such as a traumatic injury, stroke, other neurological conditions including dementia, cerebral palsy, Parkinson’s disease and MS can cause impairments in speech and language.
This can cause difficulty in articulating thoughts and emotions, along with other associated impairments such difficulty in of eating, drinking and swallowing.
These disorders can present as either isolated symptoms or be experienced as part of a range of symptoms, often secondary to major underlying conditions.
Speech disorders can be classified into three major types:
Language disorders can be divided into receptive and expressive types:
Speech and language therapists provide rehabilitation therapy and support for individuals facing communication difficulties, providing a positive way ahead and improving their quality of life. It can address symptoms including:
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