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Childhood Apraxia of Speech research abstracts and citations, research articles, presentations, current CAS research projects.

  • Apraxia Research Articles and Abstracts

    2001 - 2002

    [Note: If you are aware that we’ve missed important professional citation related to research or practice related to childhood apraxia of speech and/or speech motor control in children, please inform us! We’d be grateful! Correspond to sharong@apraxia-kids.org] Ballard KJ. Response generalization in apraxia of speech treatments: taking another look. J Commun Disord 2001 Jan-Apr;34(1-2):3-20 ABSTRACT […]

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  • Logic, Theory and Evidence Against the Use of Non-Speech Oral Motor Exercises to Change Speech Sound Production

    By
    Gregory Lof, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

    [Read the text below or Download this PDF file of the handout from Dr. Lof’s invited presentation at the 2006 ASHA Convention. Reprinted with permission from the author.] Introduction Non-Speech Oral Motor Exercises (NS-OME) Defined Any technique that does not require the child to produce a speech sound but is used to influence the development […]

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  • Oral Movements and Language Development

    By
    Katie Alcock, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, Lancaster University

    How are Language Development and Motor Development Linked? People have been asking for a long time whether children who are good, or poor, at motor (movement) skills are likely to be good, or poor, at language skills. Here’s what we know so far. When you look at walking, running, jumping and other gross motor skills […]

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  • Does Training Non-speech Oral Movements Facilitate Speech-sound Production in Children with Motor Speech Disorders?

    By
    Thomas Campbell, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BC-NCD

    There are precious few data available to support the notion that training non-speech oral movements facilitates the speech-sound production abilities of children with motor speech disorders. However, there are many advocates on both sides of this issue. Although there has been a proliferation of motor training programs for sale that are replete with specialized equipment […]

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