What is an articulation disorder?



What is an articulation disorder?

Refers to errors in speech sound production in terms of mispronunciation, substitution or missing out the sound.
Articulation disorder may impact a child’s speech intelligibility when communicating with others.
It also alters one’s social, emotional, educational &/or vocational status.
What causes an articulation disorder?
Due to hearing loss
Neurological disorders
Physical impairments
Inadequate oral – motor skills
Difficulty with placement of articulators

How do I know if my child has an articulation disorder?

Unclear speech at age 3 or older
Unable to say sounds, majority of their peer group have already mastered
Reduced verbal communication
Reduced oral academic performance

Whom to contact?

If a child has an articulation disorder, assessment and therapy by a speech language pathologist is recommended.
The therapist will assist your child to produce correct articulator placement and voicing to generate the speech sound.
Our approach at vr clinic:
Our speech language pathologist will evaluate your child to know their exact errors & a variety of speech strategies will be implemented to help your child to achieve their goals. To Know More contact : +91 9657588677

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