Home » Encyclopedia » Dysarthria

Dysarthria

A motor speech disorder caused by neurological damage and characterized by markedly diminished articulation and fluency.

Example: An elderly man with a history of left-hemisphere strokes is difficult to understand because he can’t form certain speech sounds.

Here is a link to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association where you can learn in-depth information about this issue: http://www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/dysarthria.htm

Dysarthria
APA Reference
Fournier, G. (2016). Dysarthria. Psych Central. Retrieved on May 19, 2018, from https://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/dysarthria/