Speech Language pathology

Assessment

Speech-language pathology is the study of disorders of speech and language. The field was referred to as ‘Speech and Hearing’ in earlier literature. Speech-language pathologists, sometimes also called speech therapists, asses, diagnose, treat and help prevent speech, language, cognitive, communication, voice, swallowing, fluency and other related disorders.
They provide a range of services including prevention, identification, evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, teaching, counseling and consultation. They also engage themselves in basis and apply research activities related to human communication problems in language, speech, voice and fluency. They work with people who cannot make speech sounds or cannot make them clearly; those with speech rhythm and fluency problems, such as stuttering. They also work with people who have swallowing difficulties.
Speech-language assessment is a complex process. Assessing, describing, and interpreting an individual's communication ability requires the integration of a variety of information gathered in the evaluation process. In this assessmenet different types og equipment tests like quesionnaneris, scale rating,check lists.

Speech Treatment

We Used different types of theriopetic approches and procedures for individual who has variour types of speech vocies ang language problems.

  1)  Speech Realated Disorder.  
  2)  Language related Disorder.  
  3)   Voice Related Disorder.  
     
Theorpy Of Swollowing Disorder  
  1)  Voice Related Disorder.
      •  Apraxia.
      •  Aphonia.
      • Swallowing disorders.
      • Puberphonia, Androphonia .
      • Hoarseness/Harshness/Breathiness of voice.
      • Hyponasality /Hypernasality of voice.
      • Learning disability.
      • Spastic Dysphonia.
      • Prophylaxis for professional voice users.
      • Spasmpdic dysphonia.
2)  Language related Disorder.
      • Delayed speech and language.
      • Autism.
      • Cerebral palsy.
      • Mental retardation.
      • Hearing impairment.
      • Learning disability.
      • Dementia.
      • Aphasia.
      • Development and childhood aphasias.
      • Maintainence speech therapy in degenerative disorders.
 
  3)  Speech Realated Disorder.
      • Cleft palate.
      • Stuttering.
      • Cluttering.
      • Phonological & Articulation disorders.
      • Dysarthria.
  Speech and Language Disorders and Diseases & Treatment.
  problems with his or her voice, then he or she has a speech disorder.
  Difficulties pronouncing sounds, or articulation disorders, and stuttering are examples of speech disorders.