Phonological Disorder

Phonological disorder is a type of speech sound disorder. Speech sound disorders are the inability to correctly form the sounds of words. Speech sound disorders also include articulation disorder, disfluency, and voice disorders.


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Wiki Number: PW167
Diagnosis: Phonological Disorder-Speech Sound Disorder
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Symptoms: A child or adult does not produce or use speech sound phonemes correctly.
Progression: Phonemic disorders-not learning the correct sound for the letter(s); articulation disorders-not pronouncing them correctly.
Causes: There can be omissions, additions, distortions or substitutions in the sounds or words
Medications: None listed.
Therapies: Services of a speech pathologist or therapist should be helpful.

Youtube Video: Discussing Speech Sound Development

Amazon or Library Book: Articulation and Phonological Disorders

Supprort Group:; 410-386-0199

(Speech Pathways Foundation)

(This does not appear to be a support group, but may be able to refer people to support groups.)


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