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Learn about other diagnoses and conditions that can co-occur with childhood apraxia of speech; autism; down syndrome; CAPD

  • Language Processing and Comprehension Issues and Children with CAS

    By
    Chris Dollaghan, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

    Language processing refers to the mental operations by which we perceive, recognize, understand and remember sounds, words, and sentences. Because it happens “inside the head,” language processing can’t be seen directly, instead, we have to test for processing problems. It’s natural to focus on the speech production difficulties of children with CAS, but there are […]

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  • Apraxia? Dyspraxia? Articulation? Phonology? What Does It All Mean?

    By
    Nancy Lucker-Lazerson, M.A., CCC-SLP

    (Updated by the author October 2003) Your two-year-old says no words, makes some sounds, yet he understands everything you say. Your five-year-old speaks in what appear to be sentences, but all you hear are vowel sounds. Your seven-year-old lisps, and says “wabbit” instead of “rabbit”. And your three-year-old talks non-stop, but no one can understand […]

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