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Communication disorders can be limited or complex in scope. It may be simply the inability to pronounce a specific phoneme, like an /r/ or a /th/. It may be a more complex and involve a struggling fluency disorder. Communication disorders can be genetic, can develop over time, or can be the result of injury, such as a mild traumatic brain injury.
In order to receive a diagnosis a speech-language pathologists may be consulted. Evaluations may be available through schools. A speech-language pathologist will assess the individual for symptoms and characteristics and will be involved in devising and implementing a treatment and therapy plan.
Posted by karythcara on July 17, 2013 at 10:20 PM (Answer #1)
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