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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Stuttering is a form of speech disorder, characterized by marked disruption to the flow of speech.
The phonetic speech disorder is the most frequently found orofacial disorder in the presence of an altered lingual frenulum.
Estimating the prevalence of children will help determine the capacity needed for management and intervention of the children with speech disorders and would also allow us to estimate the level of learning support needed for these children.
Stuttering is a speech disorder characterized by a disorder of fluency, rhythm and tempo of normal speech [10].
Fluency disorder (stuttering) was the least observed speech disorder. Only two males out of the 30 speech disorder students (6.7%) presented with dysfluency (stuttering) compared to females who did not show any fluency disorders.
Speech disorders can still be present alter reconstructive surgical treatment.
``When we went to see the speech specialists they knew straight away it was a speech disorder.
These services are free, and can help with minor speech disorders. For more severe speech disorders, your child may be referred to an audiologist or speech-language pathologist.
The study of phonemic discrimination associated with auditory processing showed that children with speech disorders had difficulties in these two areas.
They had, in fact, tracked a speech disorder through three generations of the "K" family and suggested that a single gene somehow disrupts the ability of these intelligent, well-adjusted people to converse normally.
ue a d A speech disorder caused by damage to the tongue and muscles involved in speech, or nerves that control them.
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): An Australian researcher says that a new treatment, called the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment, may prove effective in curing speech disorder in people who have suffered a stroke or brain injury.