Speech And Speech On Speech Disorders

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Speech Disabilities
Marika Fowler
Mr. Campbell
June 09

Speech Disorders Robert Meeham once said, “Every child has a different learning style and pace. Each child is unique, not only capable of learning but also capable of succeeding” (Brainy Quote). Some students are faced with difficult hurdles throughout their education. Some students have learning disabilities. Learning disabilities cause obstacles for the student, teachers and parents to face on a daily basis. In particular, younger students with speech disorders have a noticeable effect on educational programs and effects on teaching/learning process. Due to the frustration that speech disorders can cause for younger children their behaviour can become unpredictable. Parents and educators cannot be certain of child’s actions in all scenarios. Speech disorders are commonly recognized in younger students rather than older. Kauffman explains this disorder to be an impairment of voice, articulation of speech sounds, and/or fluency (Kauffman 224). When observing speech disorders, the disorder can be classified into three different types. The first type is voice disorders. Voice disorders are more common among younger children in lower grades. A voice disorder refers to the abnormal production of quality of one’s voice, pitch, loudness, resonance, and duration (Kauffman 225). Voice disorders can be caused by the dysfunction of the larynx or the
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