Speech and Language Disorders
Speech is how we say sounds and words. People with speech problems may:
- not say sounds clearly
- have a hoarse or raspy voice
- repeat sounds or pause when speaking, called stuttering
Language is the words we use to share ideas and get what we want. A person with a language disorder may have problems:
Children and adults can have speech and language disorders. Speech-language pathologists, or SLPs, can help.
To find an SLP near you, visit ProFind.
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