Speech difficulties (booklet)

Speech difficulties of some kind affect 40-50% of people with multiple sclerosis (MS). But for most people, changes in speech are mild and do not prevent them from being understood.

Speech difficulties can come and go through the day, perhaps lasting only a few minutes at a time, and may be a symptom that appears during a relapse. Many people find practical ways to manage these changes, often working with a speech and language therapist to find techniques that help.

This booklet includes helpful techniques to aid understanding for everyone.

Many people with speech difficulties find practical ways to ensure they can continue to communicate freely and be properly understood.

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