International Journal of Clinical Research. 2020; 4: (1) 2; DOI: 10.12208/j.ijcr.20200002.
Objective: To investigate the cognition and demands on speech therapy by their parents with dysarthria after lingual frenectomy. Methods: 97 dysarthria after lingual frenectomy patients’ parents were enrolled in this investigation. A questionnaire including 29 inquiry issues was finished individually from these respondents. Results: Although the speech problem is a main concern among all these respondents, but whether need or how to train and correct pronunciation after lingual frenectomy remains unknown. The survey showed 46.7% of these respondents blindly thought their children need do surgery and 31.4% considered it was unnecessary to train after lingual frenectomy. The news was blocked and non-professional even non specialist misleading were mainly caused the current situation. Most responders wish their children could get speech training in the weekends or students’ vacation. Conclusion : Enough hospitalization propaganda among parents of dysarthria after lingual frenectomy on speech therapy is needed. Appropriate speech therapy should be established for long distance and referral difficult patients so as to guarantee most of dysarthria after lingual frenectomy could obtain speech correction in time.