Speech disorders are a kind of throat disorder where normal speech is interrupted. This can mean stuttering, lisps. A person who is unable to speak due to a speech disorder is considered mute. Difficulties pronouncing sounds, or articulation disorders, and stuttering are some of the examples of speech disorders. One of the most commonly experienced speech disorders is stuttering. These disorders mainly affect the vocal cords, muscles and nerves of throat and other structures within the throat. People who have certain medical or developmental conditions may also have speech disorders. Speech disorders may be inherited, and they can develop over time.
- Track 1-1 Speech disorders in children
- Track 2-2 Causes and symptoms
- Track 3-3 Diagnosis and treatment procedures
- Track 4-4 Complications associated with speech disorders