Symptoms of Dysarthria
Symptoms of dysarthria may include:
- Speech that's slurred, jerky, or garbled and difficult to produce and/or understand
- Problems controlling pitch, loudness, and rhythm when speaking
- Slow speech or rapid, mumbled speech
- Speaking softly or barely able to whisper
- Limited ability to move the tongue, lips, and jaw
- Changes in the voice quality (nasal, hoarse, or stuffy)
- Chewing and swallowing problems
- Drooling or poor control of saliva
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.