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speech therapy Syllabification: speech ther·a·py
Pronunciation: /ˈspēCH ˌTHerəpē/

Definition of speech therapy in English:


Training to help people with speech and language problems to speak more clearly.
Example sentences
  • Many people with Down's Syndrome benefit from specialised education, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech therapy and a dietician.
  • Other therapies that have a crucial role in managing and coping with Parkinson's disease include physiotherapy, speech therapy, and occupational therapy.
  • Participants in both groups referred to rehabilitation as including physiotherapy, speech therapy, and occupational therapy.


speech therapist
Pronunciation: /ˈspēCH ˌTHerəpəst/
Example sentences
  • Its facilities include a baby clinic, midwives, health visitors, a speech therapist, a community dentist and an audiologist.
  • The patient tolerated the procedures well and was followed up by a speech therapist.
  • Shelley developed speaking problems serious enough to send her to a speech therapist.
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