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May is the month of “Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS)” awareness.
Apraxia is a motor speech disorder that makes it difficult for children to speak. Children with the diagnosis of apraxia of speech generally have a good understanding of language and know what they want to say.
However, they have difficulty learning or carrying out the complex sequenced movements that are necessary for intelligible speech.
The causes of apraxia are either acquired or present from birth.
Some of the main symptoms are:
There are various treatment approaches used for apraxia.
A Speech Language Pathologist with experience evaluating and treating children with apraxia can test your child’s speech and language.
Family and friends also must assist, be understanding and follow the instructions of speech therapists, to have the best results.
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