speech therapy

World English Dictionary
speech therapy
 
n
treatment to improve the speech of children who have difficulty in learning to speak, for example because of partial deafness or brain damage, or to help restore the power of speech to adults who have lost it or partly lost it through accident or illness
 
speech therapist
 
n

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speech therapy n.
Treatment of speech defects and disorders, especially through use of exercises and audio-visual aids that develop new speech habits.

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