Fun Facts about speech disorders

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-8 to 9% of children have speech sound disorders. By first grade, 5% have noticeable speech disorders.


-Most children with articulation disorders have no other handicaps or causative factors.


-More than 3 million Americans stutter. The highest prevalence of stuttering is between the ages of 2 and 6 and fewer than 1% of adults stutter.


 -About 7.5 million Americans have voice disorders.


 -Between 6 and 8 million people in the US have language disorders.


 -Articulation, language and stuttering disorders and autism are 2 to 4 times more likely to occur in boys than in girls.



Source: NIDCD



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