Speech & Language
Welcome to the UC Davis MIND Institute and Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (CEDD) resource page for Speech & Language.
Contact Brenda Shelton, Resource Center Manager, if you need additional resources or if you would like to visit the Resource Center. (916) 703-0336
What are Speech & Language Disorders?
A speech disorder can be defined as when a person is unable to produce speech sounds correctly or fluently, or has problems with his or her voice. Examples of speech disorders include, pronouncing sounds, articulation disorders, and stuttering.
A language delay or disorder can include difficulties in understanding language, sharing thoughts, ideas, and feelings (expressive language). Speech and language disorders may occur with developmental and neurological disabilities.
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