Certain risks factors which are associated with Speech Disorders are mentioned below-
- Hereditary- Speech Disorders can be inherited.
- Life events- Traumatic life events and anxiety may cause stuttering in some individuals.
- Prematurity- Children who were born premature and with low birth weight are at high risk of developing speech disorders in later life.
- Emotional triggers- Certain emotional triggers like unfavourable comments, teasing, bullying may cause shame, embarrassment and anxiety resulting in aggravation of stuttering.