- Increased awareness, strength and movement of oral structures for sucking, swallowing, chewing, and articulation
- Decreased drooling
- Improved feeding
- Tolerance of an increased variety of foods
Common Speech and Language Disorders Helped With Sensory Intervention Therapy
Lack of desire to communicate/poor eye contact - reflecting overload
Stuttering - the most commonly recognized speech problem.
Articulation disorders -difficulty making sounds correctly as a result of stroke, injury or illness.
Language disorders - difficulty understanding spoken language or communicating thoughts, feelings or experiences.
Voice disorders - speaking too high or too low, too loud or not loud enough; also quality of voice (such as harsh, hoarse, breathy or nasal).
Cognitive communication disorders - difficulty thinking clearly, often the result of head injury or stroke.
Swallowing disorders - difficulty swallowing, usually occurring as a result of illness, surgery, stroke or injury.