If you experience a sudden onset of speech impairment, get medical care right away. It may be a sign of a serious underlying condition, such as a stroke. Common types of adult speech impairment. Jul 26, 2010 · Causes Of Sudden Speech Problems In Adults. Diseases: certain diseases can cause speech problems because of damage of the brain cells, or the malfunction of the speech muscle. This can be parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis etc.
Neurogenic stuttering is a type of fluency disorder in which a person has difficulty in producing speech in a normal, smooth fashion. Individuals with fluency disorders may have speech that sounds fragmented or halting, with frequent interruptions and difficulty producing words without effort or struggle. Sudden onset stuttering in an adult: Neurogenic and psychogenic perspectives. Author links open overlay panel David Ward. Prior to admission he reported a ten day history of sudden onset stuttering which had started alongside feelings of disorientation and confusion when he woke up one morning. J. Psychogenic speech disorders in people Cited by: 6.