Home > Health & Wellness > Health Library > Cerebral Palsy: Help for Speech Problems
Some people with
cerebral palsy have problems moving their mouths to
form words correctly. Some have hearing loss, which affects their ability to
If your child is having problems speaking clearly,
talk with your doctor. Hearing tests, speech developmental questionnaires, and
other assessments may help determine the best course of treatment.
In most cases, speech therapy with a professional is recommended for
these problems. But you can also help a child with cerebral palsy communicate
more effectively by:
Speech therapy may include using:
Current as of:
September 20, 2012
Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
How this information was developed to help you make better health decisions.
To learn more, visit Healthwise.org
© 1995-2014 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.
Call First Nurse 24 Hours a Day for free health care advice, resources and referrals!
Ames: 515-239-6877In Iowa: 800-524-6877
Search health information online in our Mulimedia Health Library.
Use our interactive symptom checker to evaluate your symptoms and determine appropriate action or treatment.
Patient Privacy |
Net Learning for Employees |
MGMC PACS for Physicians
1111 Duff Avenue Ames, IA 50010 - 515-239-2011 - email@example.com
©2014 Mary Greeley Medical Center - All rights reserved.