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The Latest News, Events, and Information on or Related to Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Expressive Morphosyntactic Development in Three Children with Childhood Apraxia of Speech 
A research study to examine the expressive morphosyntactic development of three children aged 6 and 7 years old with childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) and language impariment. The results showed that participants’ expressive morphosyntactic difficulties were ongoing and could not be explained solely by their speech errors.  ingentaconnect – Speech, Language and Hearing, Volume 16, Number 1, March 2013, pp. 9-17(9), Maney Publishing

Tongue Reading:  Comparing the Interpretation of Visual Information From Inside the Mouth, From Electropalatographic and Ultrasound Displays of Speech Sounds
Speakers possess a natural capacity for lip reading; analogous to this, there may be an intuitive ability to “tongue-read.” This study compares interpretation of visual feedback from EPG and ultrasound. Informa Healthcare – Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics

Among Perinatal Factors, Only the Apgar Score is Associated with Specific Language ImpairmentNCBI, PubMed – Published March 18, 2013, By Diepeveen FB, De Kroon ML, Dusseldorp E, Snik AF

WordsWife and War, WordPress – Published March 17, 2013, By Amalie Flynn


Single Subject Randomization Design for CAS Intervention Research
An interesting post about childhood apraxia of speech research from a speaker at the CASANA 2013 CAS Research Symposium and also a CASANA Apraxia Research Grant recipient.  Development Phonological Disorders – Published March 2013, By Susan Rvachew

Walk for Apraxia Team Leaders Get Chance to Win iPad or iPad Mini for Fundraising Efforts
CASANA announces prize incentives for the 2013 Walk for Apraxia Team Leaders.  If you register a team for a 2013 Walk for Children with Apraxia of Speech (this includes Virtual Walks), you could have a chance to win an iPad or iPad Mini. – Published March 21, 2013

Registration Opens for 2013 National Conference on Childhood Apraxia of Speech
Join CASANA Thursday, July 11 – Saturday, July 13, 2013 for our 2013 National Conference on CAS at the Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center in Denver, CO.  Download our official brochure and register today! – Published March 13, 2013

A Great CauseAdvance for Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists – Published March 13, 2013 – By Sharon Gretz, M.Ed.

CASANA Launches New Apraxia-KIDS, March 2013


April 12, 2013 – St. Paul, MN Apraxia Workshop – Childhood Apraxia of Speech: Assessment, Treatment, and Early Literacy Skills – presented by Amy Skinder-Meredith, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, CASANA Professional Advisory Board Member and CASANA National Conference Presenter

April 13, 2013 – 4th Annual South Jersey Walk for Children with Apraxia of Speech

April 25, 2013 – Charlotte, NC Apraxia 101: A Parent Seminar on Childhood Apraxia of Speech – presented by Sharon Gretz, M.Ed., CASANA Executive Director and Founder

April 20, 2013 – Utah Walk for Children with Apraxia of Speech

April 20, 2013 – Phi Sigma Pi 5k Fun Run/Walk for Children with Apraxia of Speech

April 21, 2013 – Staten Island Speaks Up! 2013 Walk for Children with Apraxia of Speech

April 27, 2013 – Arizona Walk for Children with Apraxia of Speech

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