speech therapy

noun

Definition of speech therapy

: therapeutic treatment of impairments and disorders of speech, voice, language, communication, and swallowing

Other Words from speech therapy

speech therapist noun, plural speech therapists
a licensed speech therapist

First Known Use of speech therapy

1912, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of speech therapy was in 1912

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“Speech therapy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/speech%20therapy. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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speech therapy

noun

English Language Learners Definition of speech therapy

: treatment or therapy to help people who have speech problems learn to pronounce words correctly

speech therapy

noun

Medical Definition of speech therapy

: therapeutic treatment of impairments and disorders of speech, voice, language, communication, and swallowing

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