Voice and speech disorders
A hoarseness lasting longer than two weeks should be clarified by a laryngeal reflexion. Especially for smokers, a laryngeal cancer screening is highly recommended.
One differentiates between organic and functional voice disorders.
This can also be caused by "incorrect speaking" and overloading. Frequently, they appear in speech professions. In children, vocal disorders can also occur.
Language development disorder
Children develop at a differing pace. However, it can be tested whether the language development is beeing disrupted and whether treatment is necessary. A hearing disorder must necessarily be exclu ded as a cause.