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epilepsy with 2 years and speech impairment

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I'm 22 years old, 95 pounds and 4'3 tall so my physical body and face are looking too much younger for my real age. The people always confused with me of my age. All my body parts are small like a 8 year old girl. I have to use kids clothes and shoes, but I have epilepsy with 2 years and speech impairment all my life. What I should do for the disability?


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replied September 20th, 2011
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Hi,
Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out.

There are vqarious causes of speech impairment and since you are having epilepsy also, hence neurological causes should be evaluated. Other causes are hearing loss, brain injury, mental retardation, drug abuse, physical impairments such as Cleft lip and palate and vocal abuse.

I suggest you to get an evaluation done from a neurologist and get a thorough neurological examination done.

I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.


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