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speech

noun address, allocution, articulation, audible expression, colloquy, confabulation, conversation, declaration, delivery, dialect, diction, discourse, enunciation, expression, idiom, interlocution, language, lecture, lingo, locution, oral communication, oral expression, oration, oratory, palaver, parlance, phonation, phraseology, prattle, pronouncement, pronunciation, recital, recitation, rhetoric, say, sermon, spoken language, spoken word, statement, talk, tongue, utterance, verbal exxression, verbal intercourse, vocalization, words
Associated concepts: First Amendment, freedom of speech
Foreign phrases: Lubricum linguae non facile trahendum est in poenam.A slip of the tongue ought not readily be subjected to punishment.
See also: declamation, discourse, language, parlance, peroration, phraseology, remark

SPEECH. A formal discourse in public.
     2. The liberty of speech is guaranteed to members of the legislature, to counsel in court in debate.
     3. The reduction of a speech to writing and its publication is a libel, if the matter contained in it is libelous; and the repetition of it upon occasions not warranted by law, when the matter is slanderous, will be slander and. tho character of the speaker will be no protection to him from an action. 1 M. & S. 273; 1 Esp. C. 226 Bouv. Inst. Index, h.t. See Debate; Liberty of speech.

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We may one day be able to help diagnose, guide, and monitor treatment of children with delayed speech.
2) Unfortunately the invisible nature of the condition makes it undetectable by clinical examination and it only becomes apparent once secondary symptoms such as delayed speech and language or behavioural problems appear.
Conventional teaching has maintained that teaching Sign Language to people with autism or delayed speech will interfere with their learning to talk, but research has shown that it will, in fact, accelerate verbal communication.
When these begin in the first decade, they can cause delayed speech or aphasia and can result in verbal auditory gnosia (word deafness) in which children are unable to decode speech.
Now this technique is being used by at least one paediatric therapist in the teaching of some children with delayed speech or learning difficulties.
Jamie Heaverlo, a New Port Richey, Florida mother whose pre-school son has delayed speech, is thrilled with Kid Hits.
Delayed speech or language development are most common developmental problem affecting preschool children and overuse of technology will certainly minimise opportunities for developing kids to explore the world around them as well as face-to-face interaction.
Children from regular schools with delayed speech and voice problems are also among their clients.
The Beacon Hill School pupil suffers from Microcephaly, Hypotonia, also known as low muscle tone, Global Development Delay and Dyspraxia - complex disorders which have resulted in delayed speech, motor skills and poor body and spatial awareness.
Interestingly, just over half of the physicians said they had a very good or excellent understanding of early intervention eligibility, yet only 90% said they would be very likely to refer children under 36 months old with global developmental delays to their states' EI program, only 80% would refer children with loss of developmental milestones and delayed speech, and only 75% would refer children with sensory impairment, abnormal muscle tone, and/or delayed motor development," said Dr.
S] We have a nine-year-old daughter who has cerebral palsy (affecting her left arm and leg), mental retardation and delayed speech.
It's a communication medium which is devoid of the previous barriers, such as fuzzy picture, staggered movement, or delayed speech.