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He has had an operation but he will have a speech impediment for life.
She said that attitude had changed around disabilities and impediments compared to 30 to 40 years ago, and that more people now wouldn't make fun of a speech impediment as it is recognised in the same way as any other impairment.
I think you need this opportunity to do something to help your speech impediment so you can communicate in a world which needs speech.
The report by the complaints unit said: "Though the target of the humour had been the performer, not the speech impediment, the effect of this was insensitive, and a later reference to hare lips, though in a different context, compounded the effect.
He had slurred speech which made him seem as if he was either drunk or he has a speech impediment and he wore a black hooded top.
He had short cropped brown hair, a small nose, slightly protruding ears and stubble and spoke with a possible speech impediment.
The seasoned busker turned to music as a form of expression after battling with a severe speech impediment all his life.
Blunt, 27, who started developing the speech impediment at the age of 10, said that she feared she could never overcome it.
John is 5ft 7ins, has a slight speech impediment and was last seen wearing a Juventus football top.
Many famous people have suffered from the speech impediment, including Sir Isaac Newton, Winston Churchill, singer Carly Simon and actors Bruce Willis and James Earl Jones.
She cannot use her right arm or hand at all and she has a speech impediment.
Despite a speech impediment, he stood for election as the union's marketing and media officer.
And isn't it funny - like Gareth Gates, whose speech impediment vanishes when he sings, Nigel Benn's listhp vanishes when he screams.
TV PRESENTER Jonathan Ross is to use his famous speech impediment to front a new advertising drive for milk.
Horror film star Bruce Campbell, whose films are considered to be the inspiration behind the nominated Resident Evil(TM) series, was recognized for his witty mentoring in the Spider-Man(TM) movie game, while Matt Olsen earned a nomination for the delivery of his turtle character's high-falutin diction and speech impediment in Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus(TM).
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