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inability to make purposeful movements

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Childhood apraxia of speech and multiple phonological disorders in Cairo-Egyptian Arabic speaking children: language, speech, and oro-motor differences.
Apraxia of speech is a neurological disorder of central nervous system resulting in a phonetic-motor deficits caused by an inefficiency in the translation of well-formed phonological representations in previously learned kinematic parameters that must be assembled to produce the desired sounds.
To that end, we examined a group of speech-language tests (Tables 2 through 7) designed to diagnose aphasia, apraxia of speech, articulation and phonological disorders, and language disorders (expressive, receptive, or both).
This rehabilitation study investigated the effects of an intensive phonomotor rehabilitation program on a 73-year-old male, 11 years poststroke, who exhibited apraxia of speech and aphasia.
Singing as therapy for apraxia of speech and aphasia: Report of a case study.
This conclusion is consistent with another neuropsychological result from patients with apraxia of speech.
The system also has applications for people seeking accent modification and those with hearing impairments, cleft-palates, cochlear implants, apraxia of speech, problems swallowing, cerebral palsy and many other disorders affecting speech.
Revised and updated, this edition has updated and expanded sections on childhood apraxia of speech and the identification and treatment of inconsistent phonological disorder; discussion of the administration and interpretation of the Syllable Repetition Task and Diagnostic Evaluation of Articulation and Phonology, with case studies and demonstrations; new organization, formatting, and editing to reduce the size of the book; revised case studies to a single-page format; and a revised table of contents.
The discussion of treating apraxia of speech has been expanded and reorganized to reflect current research, and more treatment information is given on hypokinetic and hyperkinetic dysarthria.
Additional considerations could include, for example, the unique characteristics of motor speech disorders such as developmental apraxia of speech (DAS) and the potential value of using augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems.