There are several different types of impairments because it can interrupt your ability to speak and for other people to understand you, that can affect your ability to work. This will cause speech impairments are diverse. It can be caused by physical impairments that damage to the nerves part of the brain and control speech or diseases such as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or Parkinson’s disease.
What causes Speech Impairments?
Some speech impairments appear in your adulthood is caused by brain tumors, traumatic brain injury (TBI), glossectomy (removal of the tongue) or to treat cancer caused by chewing tobacco or smoking, Laryngectomy (removal of the larynx, or voice box), or stroke. Additional problems can exist in a cleft-palate caused by hyernasality, cerebral-palsy caused by dysarthria, and childhood. If you have any of these problems it can be difficult to produce useful speech.
What are the types of Speech Impairments?
Here are some of the types of speech impairments below:
- Dysarthria, a physical weakness or paralysis of the speech muscles caused by brain or brain damage.
- Apraxia of speech, the rearranging of sounds within words and inconstant production of sound.
- Dysprosody, characterized by changes in the intensity of volume, rhythm and intonation of words while talking.
- Articulation disorders, difficulties with physically learning how to produce sounds.
Blue Book Qualification for Disability Benefits with a Speech Disorder:
If you speech disorder is serious because if affects your ability maintain a job, and to function, you may receive Social Security Disability Benefits. However, you can qualify by doing one or two things for your Social Security Disability Benefits.
Be unable to perform any job. To show you are unable to work any job, you must prove your impairments limit and indicate you are unable to perform any job due to
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