Dr. Fricke responded: Sigmatism, or lisping. is difficulty pronouncing sibilant sounds like "s" & "z", usually because of improper tongue placement. Of the ~ 7 types of lisps, interdental or frontal lisp from tongue-thrusting is the most common. Physical or psychological factors can cause adult-onset lisp. Jun 19, 2008 · In some cases, a child with no physical abnormality will develop a lisp. It has been thought that some of these children may be imitating another child or an adult who lisps. Lisping is also associated with immature development. Some children will adopt a lisp as a means of gaining attention.Followers: 1.
Talking is something we often take for granted. But what if you suddenly can't get the words out or can't say them in your usual way? Find out what could be causing your sudden speech problems and Author: Caitlin Cox. Jul 26, 2010 · Speech problems in adults are due to many causes which include stammering, difficulty in articulation, voice problem and dysarthria. Certain diseases and to injury to brain or the speech muscles can also cause speech problems.
Adult speech impairments include any symptoms that cause an adult to have difficulty with vocal communication. Examples include slurred, slowed, hoarse, stuttered, or rapid speech. Depending on. Jan 23, 2017 · sudden onset of lisping in adult - stroke? Twice recently my husband has started lisping in the middle of a conversation. Suddenly and dramatically. Both times it resolved itself within an hour or less. Could it be a transient ischemic attack? (mini stroke).
Wow. It is VERY hard to avoid S sounds, because that is a frequent sound in English and it is used to signify plurals as in “bookS” and verb tenses as in “she thinkS.” I am a certified speech language pathologist (sorry for the agrammatical title).