Speech Problems in Children

Solve your child's speech imperfections.

Introduction

A number of factors influence a child's progress in speech and language, including physical maturity, heredity, and environment. Hearing problems are common causes of speech imperfections, but even children with normal hearing may go through stages of "dysfluencies," or articulation problems. Ten to 15 percent of preschoolers have some kind of speech disorder, according to American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASLH).

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