motor speech disorder


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motor speech disorder

Audiology A disorder due to an inability to accurately produce speech sound or phonemes due to muscle weakness/incoordination or difficulty in voluntary muscle movement. See Speech pathology.

mo·tor speech dis·or·der

(mō'tŏr spēch dis-ōr'dĕr)
Difficulty in planning or producing speech due to problems with motor planning or muscle tone (e.g., apraxia, dysarthria).
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Duffy, "Defining, understanding, and categorizing motor speech disorders," in Motor Speech Disorders--Substrates, Differential Diagnosis, and Management, J.
Thus, the values obtained for these variables show their clinical utility for the diagnosis of motor speech disorders in Spanish speakers in a manner that is analogous to that previously tested for English speakers (Ackermann, Hertrich, & Hehr, 1995; Wang et al., 2004; Nishio & Niimi, 2006).
Motor speech disorders: Substrates, differential diagnosis, and management.
Freed (communicative disorders and deaf studies, California State U., Fresno) introduces graduate students and beginning speech-language pathologists to motor speech disorders, emphasizing their neurologic bases and including clinical examples.
It also has a new chapter on conditions associated with motor speech disorders.
Motor speech disorders in children: Definitions, background and a theoretical framework.
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While much research has been done on motor speech disorders, a common problem associated with stroke, brain injury, and other neurological conditions, little has been done to compare the studies done in the English language with those from other countries.
He has included new case studies as inspiration as he describes how strokes can impair the ability to communicate, the nature of the loss of language (including aphasia and naming mistakes), motor speech disorders, complications such as panic attacks and perceptual disorders, loss of awareness, including memory problems, the process of thinking without language, depression and anxiety.
Jack Ryalls, Professor at the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Central Florida, and Nick Miller, Professor of Motor Speech Disorders at the Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, UK, are two of the foremost global experts on Foreign Accent Syndrome.