Apraxia of speech is a disorder that is often misunderstood and can be sometimes confused with aphasia. We recently came across a great article at IHealthDirectory.com that provides basic information on childhood apraxia. The article is quick to point out that childhood apraxia of speech is a neurological disorder that affects a child’s speech but does not hinder their ability to comprehend language.
Individuals with childhood apraxia often suffer from inconsistent speech errors and may have to grope more than usual to shape their mouths into the correct position for speech. Long words or phrases especially cause individuals with apraxia difficulty. Check out the article to find out more about apraxia diagnosis, symptoms and treatment.