Types of Speech-Language Disorders

  • ADD/ADHD

    Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder

  • Apraxia of Speech

    Disruption in the signal from the brain to the muscles to coordinate movement of the lips, tongue, jaw, and facial muscles.

  • Articulation Disorder

    Difficulty pronouncing sounds to make words.

  • Auditory Processing Disorders

    Difficulty understanding or remembering verbal language.

  • Autism

    Disorder affecting communication, social skills, and behavior.

  • Aphasia

    The loss of ability to understand or express speech, caused by brain damage such as a stroke.

  • Cognitive Impairments

    Disruptions in the ability to think, put together ideas, concentrate, reason, and remember.

  • Dysarthria

    Weakness in the muscles used for speech.

  • Expressive Language Disorder

    The inability to communicate wants, needs, thoughts, and ideas.

  • Dysphagia (Swallowing)

    Oral motor skills involve the movement of the lips, jaw, tongue, and cheeks. These muscles are important for eating, drinking, and speech. Children who struggle in this area may have problems tolerating different food textures, drinking from a cup, having their teeth brushed, and may overstuff their mouth with food.

  • Fluency Disorder

    Disruption in the fluency of speech (i.e, Stuttering).

  • Motor Speech Disorders

    Difficulty speaking due to abnormal brain function.

  • Phonological Awareness & Development

    Identification and usage of the individual sounds that make up speech.

  • Receptive Language Disorder

    Difficulty in understanding spoken or written language.

  • Tongue Thrust

    When the tongue moves forward inappropriately during speech or feeding.

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