apraxia

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inability to make purposeful movements

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Marquardt TP; Jacks A, Davis B L Token-totoken variability in developmental apraxia of speech: three longitudinal case studies.
Coarticulation patterns in children with developmental apraxia of speech.
In its second edition, this review of literature and clinical experiences of developmental apraxia reveals the explosion of interest in the subject in the last 13 years.
In defining developmental apraxia of speech, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), describes its effect as: "The child knows what he or she wants to say, but the brain is not sending the correct instructions to move the body parts of speech the way they need to be moved.
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