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Speech and CP
Dec 14, 2004
... Why did you have speech therapy? ... (7 replies)
... Did you have speech therapy as a child? ... (11 replies)
... nor case of CP. I wasn't born with it but suffered loss of oxygen a day after i was born...long story short, my right side has been affected, and I have a slight speech issue. ... (11 replies)

... I have had cp since borth. Iam now 38 years. My speech has never affected me. I was in speech therapy in my early years from about age 2 to age 6 or 7. From what Ican remember, I have always spoken fine. I don't have speech problems today or any delays. ... (6 replies)
... My 5 year old nephew didn't talk until 2, and his speech is quite effected today. ... (6 replies)
... Hi, thanks for responding. Actually that is all she told me, move the tongue left/right, stick it out...I actually stopped going to her b/c when she photocopied the exercises, I noticed the book title; went and bought it, and I'm basically going by what the book says :) However, it's still boggles my mind on how the back of the tongue is elevated like that!! I guess just... (11 replies)
... Weeell, to answer your question about the breathing, the "right" way to breathe is from the lower abdomen/diaphragm. Lots of people, not just those with CP, do it incorrectly--expanding your chest to inhale, etc.--although having weaker muscles with CP probably doesn't help things. To do it the right way, people are taught to put one hand against their stomach and one hand... (11 replies)
... It caused them both to be very delayed in speech and chewing. ... (3 replies)
... Though I noticed when I don't talk for a while, I cannot easily project my voice. Like I can't be heard when I speak. But I often get "nervous" and when I do, my speech sounds "low." However, no one ever thought to act as I was deaf!! Now that I think about it, maybe I sound like I am? ... (4 replies)
... loud speech for people with CP... ... (8 replies)
... had speech pathology... where did you have it? ... (2 replies)
... well as talking. I started speaking around the age of two. Started walking again around two and a half. I was diagnosed with CP at the age of five. I entered speech therapy when I was eleven, since speech therapy was not offered through my school except for those with behavorial problems. ... (6 replies)
Speech and CP
Dec 16, 2004
... Dysarthria Imperfect articulation of speech due to disturbances of muscular control which result from damage to the central or peripheral nervous system. ... (7 replies)
Speech and CP
Dec 14, 2004
... hemi. I had speech therapy until 8th grade, I am now a sophomore in college, and people say I talk with an accent. However, this "accent" is not a good accent to have. ... (7 replies)
... If you remember to ask, sure I'd appreciate a second opinion ;) I was watching dick clark's new year's rocking eve, and that was the first time I heard him speak after his stroke...if you heard him speak, woulld you characterize that as someone with an elavated back tongue? He was audible, but if he were to speak faster I think someone would not be able to understand him. I... (11 replies)
... Hi everyone, I wanted to ask about peoples' experiences with speech and/or swallowing problems. What have you (or your child) experienced? What treatments were recommended for those problems...did they help? Or are there other methods/treatments you've heard of and would be interested to learn more about? Sorry, I know that's really vague, but hopefully someone will... (3 replies)
... Just started speech therapy this week, and I just want some advice as to how things are going along. ... (3 replies)
... ult to explain, but when you speak you actually use a range of sounds with a different height, and to sound natural you have to alter this height, otherwise your speech sounds flat and that is typical for deaf people who cannot control their voice modulation. Play with different sounds and their height. ... (4 replies)
... Ok, I don't want to hog the board so I'll post 2 in one here: Now with the cold months approaching, I have come to realize that the more colder I feel, the more tense my body becomes. Yesterday, I was getting off the busy & walking around NYC. Well after an hour of being on the bus, as soon as I got off, I felt my legs very tense and made walking very slow. There was a cold... (8 replies)
... I had speech in school, but so did everyone else who had lisps. ... (2 replies)

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