Causes of Speech Disorders

Often causes of speech disorders are unknown. Others are caused from the following:
  • Hearing loss
  • Reoccurring ear infections
  • Genetics (i.e., patterns in families)
  • Genetic Syndromes
  • Developmental Disorders (e.g., autism)
  • Illness/Disease
  • Neurological Disorders (e.g., cerebral palsy)
  • Brain Injury, including Stroke
  • Tumors
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