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Dysfluency

What Is Dysfluency? Dysfluency also known as stuttering is a speech disorder in which sounds, syllables, or words are repeated or prolonged, disrupting the normal flow of speech. These speech disruptions may be accompanied by struggling behaviors, such as rapid eye blinks or tremors of the lips. Stuttering can make it difficult to communicate with other […]

By on October 26, 2013 in Speech Therapy

Feeding, Oral Motor, & Sensory Issues

What Is A Feeding Disorder? A child with a feeding disorder does not consume enough food (or liquid or a broad enough variety of food) to gain weight and grow normally. A child with a feeding disorder, may only eat a few foods, completely avoiding entire foodgroups, textures or liquids necessary for proper development. As […]

By on October 26, 2013 in Speech Therapy

Language Disorder

What Is A Language Disorder? Many young children have difficulty with communication at some time in their lives. Most will eventually catch up. However, some will continue to have problems. When a child has difficulty getting his meaning across using speech, writing, or even gestures, we may be seeing a language disorder. Some children have […]

By on October 26, 2013 in Speech Therapy

Neurological Disorders

What Are Neurological Disorders? Neurological disorders affect the brain as well as the nerves found throughout the body and the spinal cord. These three parts of the body work together as the nervous system to control everything in the body. If something is not functioning correctly within one of these components, it can lead to […]

By on October 26, 2013 in Speech Therapy
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