• Speech Disorders Risk Factors

Risk Factors

Certain risks factors which are associated with Speech Disorders are mentioned below-

  • Hereditary- Speech Disorders can be inherited.
  • Life events- Traumatic life events and anxiety may cause stuttering in some individuals.
  • Prematurity- Children who were born premature and with low birth weight are at high risk of developing speech disorders in later life.
  • Emotional triggers- Certain emotional triggers like unfavourable comments, teasing, bullying may cause shame, embarrassment and anxiety resulting in aggravation of stuttering.
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