What is exaggerated articulation?
Clear speech is a style of talking characterized by exaggerated or hyperarticulation. A slower-than-normal rate and increased vocal intensity also characterize clear speech, but the focus is on hyperarticulation.
What are the 4 types of articulation disorders?
What Are Speech Sound (Articulation) Disorders
- Organic speech sound disorder.
- Functional speech disorder.
- Developmental phonological disorder.
- Developmental apraxia of speech.
- Developmental dysarthria.
What are some signs and symptoms of articulation disorder?
Signs of an articulation disorder can include:
- Leaving off sounds from words, such as saying “coo” instead of “school”
- Adding sounds to words, such as saying “puhlay” instead of “play”
- Distorting sounds in words, such as saying “thith” instead of “this”
What is apraxia of speech?
Apraxia of speech (AOS)—also known as acquired apraxia of speech, verbal apraxia, or childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) when diagnosed in children—is a speech sound disorder. Someone with AOS has trouble saying what he or she wants to say correctly and consistently.
What is a motor speech disorder?
Motor speech disorders include two primary conditions: dysarthria and apraxia of speech. In these conditions, the connection between the brain and the speech mechanism is damaged or interrupted. This makes it difficult to control and/or coordinate the muscles of the face, tongue, or larynx for the purposes of speaking.
Can articulation disorder be corrected?
Articulation disorders can make it more difficult for children to communicate and for others to understand what they are saying. With proper diagnosis, children can receive speech therapy and other treatment to correct articulation disorders and allow them to communicate more clearly and effectively.
What is verbal dyspraxia?
Verbal dyspraxia is a condition where children have difficulty in making and co-ordinating the precise movements needed to produce clear speech with their mouths; and without any signs of damage to nerves or muscles.
What is Agraphia disorder?
Agraphia is an impairment or loss of a previous ability to write. Agraphia can occur in isolation, although it often occurs concurrently with other neurologic deficits such as alexia, apraxia, or hemispatial neglect.