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Speech pathology

Speech pathologists help people with communication and swallowing problems. Learn more about speech pathologists, what they do and how they can help.

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Speech problems

Speech problems often arise during childhood, but they can affect people of all ages. Learn more about common speech problems here.

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Speech development in children

Kids learn to talk and develop at their own rate, but there are some general patterns of speech development for babies and children. Find out more.

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Stuttering

Stuttering is a speech disorder that affects the flow of speech. Learn about the treatments and programs that can help people who stutter to improve their speech.

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Dysarthria

Dysarthria is when the muscles used to breathe and speak are weakened or paralysed, slurring your speech. Learn more here.

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Apraxia of speech

Apraxia of speech is a disorder that makes it difficult to move your mouth to produce sounds and words. Find out how a speech therapist can help.

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Cochlear implant

Cochlear implants are electronic devices that stimulate the hearing nerve to provide sounds directly to the brain. They are are designed to recognise signals as sound, which in turn help understand speech.

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How to make a phone call when you're deaf or can't speak

One in 6 Australians has some hearing loss, while others have a speech impairment. The National Relay Service allows all people to communicate by phone.

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NRS app

Communication support for people who are deaf, hard of hearing and /or have a speech impairment and need to communicate with person who can hear and are using a phone.

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Tay-Sachs disease

Babies with Tay-Sachs develop slowly, lose vision and speech and typically don't reach school age. It's more common in certain genetic groups.

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