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What are the treatment options for speech impairments?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Treatment options for speech impairments will vary according to the specific kind and its cause. Speech impairments are frequently treated by speech pathologists, who can train your or your child's speech. If the condition is caused by another health problem, such as a hearing loss, a cleft palate, or a tumor, treatment for the underlying condition may be necessary to treat the speech impairment.

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