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In depth articles about diagnosis, speech therapy, and intervention for children with apraxia of speech...

  • A Case Study of Childhood Apraxia of Speech

    The following is a case study which is based on several actual children I have seen over the years with the diagnosis of dyspraxia or apraxia. The name is fictitious.

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    Patti Hamaguchi, M.A., CCC-SLP

    Jamie, a six year-old boy, moved into town and entered first grade. He was very unintelligible (hard to understand), but seemed to have a lot to say. His teacher said he did well on many of the math papers, but struggled with letters and sounds. Jamie had been receiving speech therapy for the past year […]

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  • A Brief Overview of Language and Approaches to its Assessment

    One Professional's Perspective

    By
    Thomas Powell, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

    Most of us take our ability to communicate for granted. We think of something to say, open our mouths, and the words come out. Although it may appear to be a simple thing, the communication process is actually very complicated. The complexity of human communication becomes especially apparent when we consider the diversity that exists […]

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