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Adult Speech Difficulties

Many adults have speech difficulties for different reasons. There are a number of strategies that you can use to improve your communication. Click on the links below.


Adult Voice Difficulties
This fact-sheet describes how the voice works, why voice problems occur, and strategies and exercises you can try to improve your voice.


Dysarthria and Dysphonia
Following a brain injury or stroke, dysarthria and dysphonia are common symptoms. These can make it very hard to speak and/or make you difficult to understand. There are a number strategies that the speaker can use to become more understandable.


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