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Speech therapy is a treatment that can help improve communication skills. It's sometimes called speech-language therapy. Many people think that speech therapy is only for kids with speech disorders that affect pronunciation. But it also helps kids who struggle with spoken and written language.


What is Speech therapy?

Speech therapy is treatment for problems with speaking, language, and swallowing. It is given by a speech therapist, also called a speech-language pathologist. Speech therapy helps with using the voice properly and using the muscles to make the right sounds. It helps people understand language and express themselves.

Voice Disorders

Voice Disorders (for children and adults
with voice problems). Voice disorders are
medical conditions involving abnormal
pitch, loudness or quality of the sound
produced by the larynx and thereby
affecting speech production.

Functional Articulation Disorders

Functional Articulation Disorders
(children and adults having unclear
speech continue past expected age). For
instance, many young children sound like
they are making a "w" sound for an "r"
sound (e.g., "wabbit" for "rabbit").