Did you know?
-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.