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Can speech/language impairment be greatly improved/reversed?

Can speech/language impairment be greatly improved/reversed?

Specific language : impairment is a delay in mastering language in a child with no hearing loss or neurodevelopmental disorder. SLI includes deficits in vocabulary, syntax, grammar, phonological awareness & conversational skills, but not articulation. There is often a family history of SLI. The risk of dyslexia is 40-70%. Early, intensive language therapy & a language-enriched home environment help minimize impact. ...Read more

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Language Impairment (Definition)

Language impairment is a clinical finding in which a person's ability to communicate is not at the level expected for someone of his age, leading to difficulty in speaking, ...Read more


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Whats it mean if child having a specific language impairment (sli)?

Whats it mean if child having a specific language impairment (sli)?

Specific language : impairment is a delay in mastering language in a child with no hearing loss or neurodevelopmental disorder. SLI includes deficits in vocabulary, syntax, grammar, phonological awareness & conversational skills, but not articulation. There is often a family history of SLI. The risk of dyslexia is 40-70%. Early, intensive language therapy & a language-enriched home environment help minimize impact. ...Read more

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Can someone please explain what specific language impairment is please ? Thankyou

Can someone please explain what specific language impairment is please ? Thankyou

SLI is a term used : by schools for kids who have Language Disorder, persistent delays in acquiring & using language, in the absence of deafness, Autistic Spectrum Disorder &/or Intellectual Disability. Early delays in comprehension &/or production of vocabulary, grammar, syntax, phonology, & discourse - but not speech- still present at age 4 confer a 40-75% risk of dyslexia & tend to persist into adulthood. ...Read more

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Does anyone know if speech/language impairment is a disability that can be improved?

Yes: Many people can be aided by a speech/language pathologist, who can evaluate and help to improve speech patterns, enunciation and oral communication in general. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a while have a language impairment in the absence of other medical diagnoses?

Is it possible that a while have a language impairment in the absence of other medical diagnoses?

Specific Language: Impairment is a highly inheritable disorder caused by alterations in multiple specific genes. Early delays in expressive language, often with delayed receptive language,persist past age 4 & confer very high risk of dyslexia. Intellectual Disability, Autistic Spectrum Disorder, brain damage, hearing loss, psychological trauma, etc. MUST be absent for SLI to be diagnosed, by definition. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if speech/language impairment is a disability that can be greatly improved/reversed?

Can you tell me if speech/language impairment is a disability that can be greatly improved/reversed?

This depends: On the source. Speech therapy can do wonders in improvement, but it mostly depends on the source of the disability. The outcome will be different from different pathologies, like between congenital malformations verse, traumatic brain injuries, it just depends and should be seen as a case to case prognosis. ...Read more

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Could people with tourretes syndrome have any language impairment?

Could people with tourretes syndrome have any language impairment?

Some kids with GTS: have specific language impairment & language-based learning disabilities. A 2000 study found language-based LD's in many parents of kids with GTS. Speech problems include vocal tics, stuttering & word repetition. Neuropsychological deficits in Executive Functions, Attention, Memory & Visuomotor Skills impact learning more than SLI in many kids with GTS. Reading & math disorders are most common. ...Read more

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Can problems with communication and language impairment be treated through medicines?

Can problems with communication and language impairment be treated through medicines?

Depends: I am not sure i understand your question. But if for example a person has a problem in this area there are usually problems in the brain. Therapy is the first place to start but oftentimes like with autism meds can help too. ...Read more

Dr. Dale Tylor
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Speech Difficulty (Definition)

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