Speech disorders are more common among children, though some adults may also have the problems of this kind which can spoil their lives in not a childish manner. However, usually it appears that it is quite easy to deal with speech disorders of different types.
Dyslalia, for instance, is a speech defect expressed in distortion of speech sounds, their replacement or complete absence. The reason can be some defects in the structure of articulatory apparatus or the general state of its muscles or incorrect choice of articulatory manner. However, compensatory abilities of the body allow to reach the same acoustic effect by different means. In other words, a speech therapist can help to achieve correct pronunciation even if the structure of your speech apparatus is abnormal. Ariculatory gymnastics and training exercises will help you to work out necessary skills and automatically include the sound into speech.