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Conclusion

Children with CAS represent a very interesting and yet challenging population of children with speech disorders. An urgent need exists for research into all aspects of the disorder. However, in the interim, the literature and clinical expertise does offer some guidance toward appropriate and effective diagnosis and treatment.

Unlike several years ago, today speech-language pathologists have avenues to pursue information, education and guidance in their professional involvement with children with have CAS. Resources such as Apraxia-KIDS, The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association and The Hendrix Foundation are leading the way toward high quality, reputable information and educational resources. For more in-depth information on Childhood Apraxia of Speech, readers are encouraged to visit the online Apraxia-KIDS Library, which houses the most extensive collection of original articles related to CAS.

Thank you for your time and effort in learning how best to support children with apraxia and their families.

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