To understand and to be understood are essential skills in today’s society. People who have communication difficulties may experience isolation from friends, family, and colleagues and often from education and employment settings as well. Communication disabilities may affect all age groups, from infants to the elderly.

Two older women show dysarthria symptoms-SL Hunter Speechworks


Dysarthria is a motor speech disorder that occurs when one has weak or difficult to control muscles of the face, lips, tongue, throat or for...

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A women touching her neck from discomfort of dysphonia symptoms-SL Hunter Speechworks


Dysphonia is a disruption to the normal voice production and perceived as hoarseness, raspyness, breathiness, strain, etc.

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Encoding is the ability to use and understand how to apply the letter-sound correspondence to write.

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Expressive Language

Some individuals may have problems putting their own thoughts, ideas or feelings into words. This is called “expressive language”. 

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A boy learning the art of fluency-SL Hunter Speechworks


When a person stutters, we sometimes say that their speech is “dysfluent” because the flow of speech is interrupted.

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A man holding his throat from granuloma pain-SL Hunter Speechworks


Vocal cord granulomas are masses that result from irritation. They can grow as a response to an irritation or injury.

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Teacher patient with language delay students-SL Hunter Speechworks

Language Delay

What is affected if your child has a language delay? The answer is ALMOST EVERYTHING.

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Language Processing

You asked your child to do three simple things – “get your coat, your hat and your mitts,” but all they brought you was their mitts.

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A young girl showing learning Disabilities-SL Hunter Speechworks

Learning Disability

A person with a learning disability may have impaired language processing, phonological processing, visual spatial processing, and more.

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