Speech therapy is a highly effective program to help children overcome various speech and language challenges in Malaysia. The role of a speech-language pathologist is to assess and treat communication disorders, providing children with the necessary tools to develop their speech and language skills.
There are many different reasons why speech therapy might be needed. In childhood, speech therapy is often used to help children who have:
- birth defect problems like cleft palate or cleft lip
- other language problems.
- delayed speech
- hearing problems
- problems with forming words or sentences
- developmental delays