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Speech pathology

Speech pathology aims to help people who can’t communicate effectively. Learn more about speech pathologists, what they do and how they can help.

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Speech problems

Links to trusted information about speech problems.

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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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Apraxia of speech

Apraxia of speech is a speech disorder that makes it difficult to move the mouth to produce sounds and words. Find out how a speech therapist can often help the person’s speech improve.

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Laryngectomy

A laryngectomy is surgery to remove the larynx, most often because of a cancer of the larynx. Either the whole or a part of the larynx can be removed.

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Dysarthria

Dysarthria occurs when the muscles you use to breath and speak are weakened or paralysed, making your speech slurred and hard to understand. Speech therapy can help make your speech clearer.

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Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing)

Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing) includes problems with sucking, swallowing, drinking, chewing, eating, dribbling, or closing the lips. Find out more here.

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Diagnosis of autism

The earlier a diagnosis of autism is made, the sooner you and your child will receive the support and care you need.

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Dyspraxia

Dyspraxia is a disorder of movement and coordination that can be picked up in childhood. Through the right treatment, you can help manage its symptoms.

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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 designed to improve hearing.

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