Childhood Apraxia – When Your Child Struggles to Speak

Childhood Apraxia – When Your Child Struggles to Speak Childhood apraxia is a speech disorder that causes children to have problems moving speech-related muscles correctly when speaking. The problem is not weak muscles; the brain itself sends incorrect signals to the body parts responsible for speech. Speech therapy is necessary to retrain childrens’ brains and…

How to Help a Child with Speech Apraxia

Speech Apraxia, also known as Apraxia of speech, is when a child has difficulty with the proper movements necessary to form sounds. Although a child with speech Apraxia knows what they want or need to say, their brain’s ability to tell the proper muscles what to do when forming speech is interrupted. How Do You…

What Are the Early Signs of Apraxia? How to Overcome It?

What Are the Early Signs of Apraxia? How to Overcome It? Apraxia is a neurological condition that isn’t well understood currently. This also means that treatment modalities haven’t been fully investigated either. As such, therapists are still trying to determine what approach will work best. Partially this is because there’s still some debate as to…