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The Voice, Speech, and Language Program
The NIDCD Voice, Speech, and Language program utilizes a wide range of research approaches to develop effective diagnostic and intervention strategies for people with communication impairments. Research in the Voice and Speech area includes studies to determine the nature, causes, treatment, and prevention of disorders of motor speech production throughout the lifespan. The Language area includes the exploration of the genetic bases of child speech and language disorders, as well as characterizing the linguistic and cognitive deficits in children and adults with language disorders.
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