Ch 9: Speech Impairments Overview

About This Chapter

Strengthen your understanding of speech impairments and communication disorders using this short chapter. These lessons are helpful tools you can use to boost your knowledge for professional reasons or prepare for specific types of certification exams.

Speech Impairments Overview - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you'll be given the opportunity to study details about specific communication disorders, such as those affecting voice and speech sounds. You will review terms relevant to these types of disorders and the therapies that are best used to address speech impairments.

In addition, you will enhance your knowledge of the causes of speech impairments. Once you have finished with this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Define speech impairment
  • List the causes and characteristics of different types of speech impairments
  • Describe the levels of articulation therapy
  • Identify types of voice disorders
  • Explain terms used for disorders of the larynx, pharynx and voice

Though brief, these lessons provide detailed information in both video and text formats. You can access lessons 24/7 from any device, making it possible to create a self-paced study schedule. Short quizzes in each lesson allow you to demonstrate what you have learned and determine if you need extra review of any topic.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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