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organic communication disorders

any kind of anomaly in the physical structures responsible for speech production and/or language processing

may arise from problems in:
respiration
phonation
articulation
hearing
neurological functioning

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neurogenic communication disorders

disorders arising from damage to the central or peripheral nervous systems

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treatment goals

treated as a medical model

approximate normal, or maximize function