oral apraxia

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or·al a·prax·i·a

(ōr'ăl ă-praks'ē-ă)
Reduced ability, due to cortical sensorimotor damage, to perform voluntary movements of the oral musculature, especially sequenced movements. Often occurs with apraxia of speech.
See also: apraxia
Synonym(s): oral motor apraxia.
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In addition, Jaden has also been diagnosed with oral motor apraxia. Jaden understands language, but struggles being able to communicate verbally and non-verbally.