developmental apraxia of speech

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de·vel·op·men·tal a·prax·i·a of speech

(DAS) (dĕ-vel'ŏp-men'tăl ă-prak'sē-ă spēch)
Severe articulatory disturbance in childhood characterized by multiple and inconsistent errors in production of voluntary sequences of phonemes, but not due to weakness or spasticity of speech musculature (i.e., not dysarthria).
Synonym(s): childhood apraxia, developmental dyspraxia of speech.
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Here's How to Treat Childhood Apraxia of Speech, 2nd Edition
Author Margaret Fish presents students, academics, and professionals working in a wide variety of contexts with the second edition of her comprehensive guide to the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of childhood apraxia of speech (CAS).
According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, childhood apraxia of speech, or CAS, is a motor speech disorder.
Speech & Language: Articulation Disorders - Expressive Disorders - Oral-Motor Difficulties - Resonance/Voice Disorders - Pronunciation Difficulties - Communication Difficulties - Communication impairments related to Autism Spectrum Disorders - Receptive and/or expressive language delay - Articulation disorder - Speech and language impairments due to hearing loss - Fluency disorders/stuttering - Voice disorders - Childhood Apraxia of Speech - Social skills/pragmatic language impairments motor skills for children
In this third edition, Kumin has broadened information on the needs of children with childhood apraxia of speech, and also covers a dual diagnosis of Down syndrome and autism.
Other topics include: Caring for Children Who Have Been Abused; The Behavioral, Emotional & Health Consequences of Child Abuse; Milk; Coining: What You Need to Know; Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS); Indicators of the Three Types of Child Abuse; and Health and Safety Resources.
Updated and expanded, this edition has new material on apps, working with multilingual children and children acquiring languages other than English, communities of practice in communication sciences and disorders, distinguishing delay from disorder, linguistic sciences, counseling and managing difficult behavior, and the neural underpinnings of and new approaches to treating childhood apraxia of speech.
com)-- Oana Hogrefe Photography is delighted to announce the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA) as the beneficiary of the 2014 Childhood Calendar fundraising journey.
CASANA is a national charity that raises awareness, and provides information, support, education and research funding for childhood apraxia of speech, a serious neurological speech disorder affecting children.

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