cleft palate

Tackling Hypernasality With Speech Therapy

by VocoVision on March 17, 2017

hypernasality speech therapyHypernasality speech is common amongst children with a cleft palate and some cases of cerebral palsy. It is a situation in which too much air escapes through the nose during speaking. Certain letters should not have air escaping during pronunciation, such as vowels or the letters “k” and “b.” A palate that is too short, or the inability to move muscles for the sake of closure, will create hypernasality speech. [continue reading…]

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