Role of Speech Therapist
Speech therapy is the treatment for speech and communication disorders. The approach used varies depending on different speech and communication disorders. It may include physical exercises to strengthen the muscles used in speech (oral motor exercises), speech drills to improve clarity, or sound production practice to improve articulation. Below are the disorders wherein there is immense scope for intervention by a speech therapist.
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Children have difficulty producing speech sounds
SODA Errors (“substitution”, “omission”, “distortion” and “addition”)
Interruptions in the flow or rhythm of speech. Possible hesitations, repetitions, or prolongations.
“Can affect individual sounds, syllables, words, and/or phrases”.