Types of communication problems c)
- 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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Sonny has dyspraxia.
This is an impairment in the ability to coordinate and sequence muscle
movements involved in speech. It does not necessarily mean there
any impairment in language understanding or expression, but means that
while the person can make the muscle movements require for speech,
cannot co-ordinate them to make fluent speech.
- Searching movements
of the lips and tongue when making sounds
- Mixing up the
order of sounds in words, for example “hopsital” for “hospital”
- Getting “stuck”