speech disorder

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n speech disorder a disorder of oral speech
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Usage

In literature:

Speech was jerky and disordered, which gave it a distinctive character.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
During this sickness their speech is changed to a kind of stuttering, which no one can understand but those afflicted with the same disorder.
"The Black Death, and The Dancing Mania" by Justus Friedrich Karl Hecker
This is a very common form of speech disorder and one which manifests itself early in the life of the child.
"Stammering, Its Cause and Cure" by Benjamin Nathaniel Bogue
This speech zone acts as a whole, and many disorders of speech may arise from destructive lesions within its limits.
"The Brain and the Voice in Speech and Song" by F. W. Mott
Kindred Disorders of the Speech.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, May 19, 1920" by Various
We need not fear disorder as a consequence of complete liberty of speech.
"Shelley, Godwin and Their Circle" by H. N. Brailsford
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In news:

(HealthDay News) — Asperger syndrome is an autism spectrum disorder, an umbrella term for a number of related conditions characterized by problems with communicating and language, and with repetitive thoughts and speech.
Speech and language pathologists Laurie Ross-Brennan talks about the symptoms of auditory processing disorder and now it can be treated.
Megan Campbell's practice, Campbell Speech Pathology , aids children ages 1 1/2 to 18 who have speech and language disorders.
Bobcats' Kidd-Gilchrist at peace with speech disorder .
Stressed that there can be several causes for the speech disorders.
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