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Dysarthria is a motor weakness that can occur when a person has difficulty controlling speech muscles, affecting the ability to pronounce words correctly or speak at a normal volume. Those with this motor-speech disorder may have a hoarse, soft or even strained voice, or slurred or slow speech—and be hard to understand. Symptoms of dysarthria depend on the underlying cause, such as location and severity of a brain injury.

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