the name given to any disorder of speech from poor hearing, poor sound creation and many other factors. See communication disorder; language disorder; motor speech disorder; voice disorder.

SPEECH DISORDER: "Speech disorder covers a wide range of reasons why a person has a speech impairment."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SPEECH DISORDER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/speech-disorder/ (accessed September 23, 2021).