What are the symptoms of speech impairment?

The symptoms of speech disorders may vary according to the kind of speech impairment someone has. Some speech symptoms that could indicate speech impairment include unintelligible speech; articulation problems like leaving out consonants or other sounds; repetition of phrases, words, or sounds; and unintentional changes in volume, pitch, or voice quality. However, symptoms aren't limited to speech. Mannerisms like head jerking or eye blinking or emotions like frustration or embarrassment during speech can also indicate speech impairment.

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