How Digital Games Benefit the Rehabilitation of Speech Disorders

Digital games are going beyond the use of mere entertainment.  Today, they are effective treatment methods for speech disorders.  Patients suffering from apraxia, dysarthria, articulatory hypokinesia in Parkinson’s disease, dysphoric disorder, hearing disability, phonological impairment, and speech disorder in autism can stand to gain from this.  A scoping review of articles has reported the positive effect of digital games in speech therapy, including patients’ motivation levels.  However, its authors maintain that the design of the games should be personalised for greater impact.

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