Diagnosis Destinations  Phonological Disorder

What are phonological disorders?

Phonological disorders are characterized by failure to use speech sounds that are appropriate for the individual’s age and dialect.

Phonological disorders involve a difficulty in learning and organizing the sounds needed for clear speech, reading and spelling. They are disorders that tend to run in families.

Developmental phonological disorders may occur in conjunction with other communication disorders such as stuttering, specific language impairment (SLI), or developmental apraxia of speech.

The DSM IV criteria for phonological disorders are as follows:
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