Lurie Children’s Pediatric Speech-Resonance Team is a multidisciplinary program specializing in the evaluation and treatment of children with resonance disorders. Resonance disorders are common in children with a diagnosis of cleft palate, 22q11 deletion syndrome and other craniofacial or neurological conditions. Children may also develop resonance disorders because they have learned to say certain sounds incorrectly.
Our team offers clinical speech-resonance evaluations to aid in the diagnosis, ongoing planning and treatment of resonance disorders. The speech-language pathologists on our speech-resonance team play an active part in the Cleft Lip and Palate Program, Velopharyngeal Insufficiency Program and 22q11 Deletion Syndrome Program.
Symptoms of resonance disorders may include: