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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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Speech therapy and the attendant frustration honed my perseverance.
The diversity of scientific research presented in the last edition of the Brazilian Congress of Speech and Hearing Therapy and the plurality of themes in the areas of the articles published in the last volumes of our journal have demonstrated the growth of Speech Therapy as a science and also as a professional activity.
Other companies that provide online speech therapy include TinyEye and Virtual Speech Center.
"It's holding him back and it's holding his education back - all because of a lack of speech therapy.
Those in special schools or who get speech therapy through University Hospital's children's ward are not expected to be affected.
His insurance paid only for 30 minutes of speech therapy a week for Simon, which Edwards said wasn't enough.
"But the speech assessor came out and said that, no matter what, my mother should get speech therapy from around two weeks after the stroke so that she can adapt to what her mouth can now do.
CMS has grouped the information into four "code files" addressing physician professional services; physician interpretation of diagnostic tests; ambulance services; and physical, occupational, and speech therapy services.
Every day I endured the rigors of physical and speech therapy exercises in my own home.
As verbal expression approaches a natural rate, the phonological disruptions earlier masked by the disfluencies become apparent, and in the case of children with many phonological processes in their speech, speech therapy based on the Cycles Approach has proven effective.
In other instances, patients may benefit from speech therapy.