• Speech Disorders Diagnosis and Tests

Diagnosis and Tests
  • Speech Disorders are usually diagnosed by special doctors who are known as Speech language specialist (SLP). Complete assessment of the patient is done with respect to assessment of oro-motor abilities, speech difficulties, strength of oral muscles etc.
  • Certain tests like Denver Articulation Screening Exam which evaluates clarity of pronunciation in small children are also helpful. Language milestone scales are used to determine development disorders of speech.
  • It is important to ascertain that there is no hearing loss in patient by audiologist since hearing loss can be a cause of speech difficulties.
  • Special tests like EEG, MRI brain, PET scan of Brain may be required in some cases.
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