Difficulty Speaking (Dysarthria)
Dysarthria is a speech disorder characterized by weakness, slow movement, and a lack of coordination of the muscles associated with speech. Dysarthria can result from neurological conditions, surgery, infections or head injuries.
Dysarthria and dysphagia may occur at the same time.
- Slurred or slowed speech
- Difficulty articulating
- Strained voice
- Uneven speech rhythm or volume
How We Can Help
With speech therapy we can:
- Strenghten the muscles involved in swallowing and speech
- Improve tongue movement to facilitate better sound
- Teach you techniques that will improve your speech