Speech therapy

What is Speech therapy

Speech therapy is the science that has as its subject the study, research and application of scientific knowledge about human communication, speech, discourse, voice and swallowing, or the cause is anatomical, functional or neurological. Its Purpose is: prevention, prognosis, diagnosis/differential diagnosis, treatment/rehabilitation and scientific study/research of speech disorders, speech,
Voice, feeding and communication. In Particular, it deals with disorders: Speech, Speech, Voice, Communication, Feeding and Swallowing.

What incidents speech therapy dealing With.

  • Modular Disorders
  • Phonological Disorders
  • Speech Flow (Tachytalia, Stammering)
  • Inactivity
  • Developmental Linguistic Disorders (Autism, Asperger)
  • Specific Language disorder
  • Linguistic difficulties due to mental retardation
  • Deafness – Poor Hearing
  • Language Use Disorders (Semantic/Factual Disorder)
  • Feeding-Swallowing Disorders
  • Voice Disorders
  • Neurogenic Disorders-Syndroms

    Does my child need speech therapy?

    At every age a child should have mastered the basic stages of normal-typical development. When the child does not conquer the age of developmental stages, it would be a good idea for the parents to address a speech-therapy evaluation. Based on the evaluation data, the child may be suggested to do speech therapy if:

    • The evolution of speech, speech or communication is back in relation to that of children of age
    • His language skills are unable to meet his communication needs (for example, the child may speak with a rich vocabulary but not clearly, so that others do not understand it and do not respond appropriately)
    • Repeats syllables or blocks
    • The difficulty in the speech adversely affects the psychology or behavior of the
    • Non Verbal Communication
    • If your child has difficulty expressing themselves
    • If you or around him have a hard-on to understand your child
    • If your child finds it difficult to follow simple instructions
    • It is difficult to play or interact with other children
    • It cannot correctly pronounce a specific phonema
    • You are concerned about the intensity, the complexion or the “quality” of his voice
    • Autism
    • Down Syndrome/Angelman syndrome or Rett syndrome