Types of communication problems b)
- view a video
of a client
- brainstorm what
types of communication difficulties the person has
- read the clinical
description of the disorder
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David has dysarthria.
This is a speech disorder caused by a disturbance of control of the
muscles that produce speech sounds. It does not necessarily mean
person has an impairment to the areas that control understanding and
expressing language, but rather, means that they are unable to move
the face and mouth muscles required to produce the sounds for speech.
- Slurred speech
- Facial paralysis
- Running out
of breath when speaking