Causes of Dysarthria
Dysarthria is caused by many different conditions that involve the nervous system. These include:
- Brain injury
- Brain tumors
- Degenerative diseases such as Parkinson's, Huntington's, and Lou Gehrig's disease/ALS, multiple sclerosis, and cerebral palsy
- Excessive use of alcohol or drugs
- Long-term use or some medications
To be seen by one of our speech pathologists, you will need a referral. You or your physician can call
(585) 758-5730 to schedule an appointment.
For inpatient questions, please call (585) 275-8493. Our office hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.