Apraxia

Common Name(s)

Apraxia

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Apraxia" for support, advocacy or research.

Cherab Foundation

We are a world-wide nonprofit organization working to improve the communication skills, education, and advocacy of the verbal disabled; all those with speech and language delays or impairments. Our area of emphasis is verbal apraxia which used to be rare but has been on the rise. We are committed to assisting with the development of new therapeutic approaches, preventions and cures to neurologically-based speech disorders that affect all ages with a focus on children. We bring together families, affected individuals, and medical, research, speech, and educational professionals.

Last Updated: 26 Mar 2013

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Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA)

Our mission is to strengthen the support systems in the lives of children with apraxia so that each child is afforded their best opportunity to develop speech.

Last Updated: 18 Mar 2013

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The Arc of East Central Iowa

The Arc of East Central Iowa empowers people with intellectual and related disabilities to engage in lifelong opportunities to live, learn, work and play with dignity, freedom and full inclusion in their communities.

Last Updated: 11 Apr 2013

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Apraxia" for support, advocacy or research.

Cherab Foundation

We are a world-wide nonprofit organization working to improve the communication skills, education, and advocacy of the verbal disabled; all those with speech and language delays or impairments. Our area of emphasis is verbal apraxia which used to be rare but has been on the rise. We are committed to assisting with the development of new therapeutic approaches, preventions and cures to neurologically-based speech disorders that affect all ages with a focus on children. We bring together families, affected individuals, and medical, research, speech, and educational professionals.

http://www.cherabfoundation.org

Last Updated: 26 Mar 2013

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Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA)

Our mission is to strengthen the support systems in the lives of children with apraxia so that each child is afforded their best opportunity to develop speech.

http://www.apraxia-kids.org

Last Updated: 18 Mar 2013

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The Arc of East Central Iowa

The Arc of East Central Iowa empowers people with intellectual and related disabilities to engage in lifelong opportunities to live, learn, work and play with dignity, freedom and full inclusion in their communities.

http://www.arceci.org

Last Updated: 11 Apr 2013

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General Resources

Family Start Guide for Childhood Apraxia of Speech

This online guide helps parents of children with apraxia of speech learn about the diagnosis, help required, and future outlook.

Updated 18 Mar 2013

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SLP Start Guide for Childhood Apraxia of Speech

An overview of Childhood Apraxia of Speech for the Speech-Language Pathologist.

Updated 18 Mar 2013

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Apraxia" returned 171 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Botulinum toxin for treating unilateral apraxia of eyelid opening in a patient with congenital myotonia.
 

Author(s): Estrella Fernández, Marta Latasiewicz, Laura Pelegrin, Manuel Romera, Silvana Schellini, Alicia Galindo-Ferreiro

Journal: Arq Bras Oftalmol. ;80(5):330-331.

 

A 37-year-old female presented with severe apraxia of lid opening (ALO) affecting the right upper lid associated with Becker congenital myotonia (MC). The patient had a history of right upper lid ptosis for 25 years that was exacerbated over the previous month with severe incapacity ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Identification of a novel mutation in the APTX gene associated with ataxia-oculomotor apraxia.
 

Author(s): Jingga Inlora, M Reza Sailani, Hamidreza Khodadadi, Ahmad Teymurinezhad, Shinichi Takahashi, Jonathan A Bernstein, Masoud Garshasbi, Michael P Snyder

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Hereditary ataxias are a clinically and genetically heterogeneous family of disorders defined by the inability to control gait and muscle coordination. Given the nonspecific symptoms of many hereditary ataxias, precise diagnosis relies on molecular genetic testing. To this end, we ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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A Diagnostic Marker to Discriminate Childhood Apraxia of Speech From Speech Delay: II. Validity Studies of the Pause Marker.
 

Author(s): Lawrence D Shriberg, Edythe A Strand, Marios Fourakis, Kathy J Jakielski, Sheryl D Hall, Heather B Karlsson, Heather L Mabie, Jane L McSweeny, Christie M Tilkens, David L Wilson

Journal: J. Speech Lang. Hear. Res.. 2017 04;60(4):S1118-S1134.

 

The purpose of this 2nd article in this supplement is to report validity support findings for the Pause Marker (PM), a proposed single-sign diagnostic marker of childhood apraxia of speech (CAS).

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Apraxia" returned 16 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A Diagnostic Marker to Discriminate Childhood Apraxia of Speech From Speech Delay: I. Development and Description of the Pause Marker.
 

Author(s): Lawrence D Shriberg, Edythe A Strand, Marios Fourakis, Kathy J Jakielski, Sheryl D Hall, Heather B Karlsson, Heather L Mabie, Jane L McSweeny, Christie M Tilkens, David L Wilson

Journal: J. Speech Lang. Hear. Res.. 2017 04;60(4):S1096-S1117.

 

The goal of this article (PM I) is to describe the rationale for and development of the Pause Marker (PM), a single-sign diagnostic marker proposed to discriminate early or persistent childhood apraxia of speech from speech delay.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Treatments and technologies in the rehabilitation of apraxia and action disorganisation syndrome: A review.
 

Author(s): Andrew Worthington

Journal: NeuroRehabilitation. 2016 Jun;39(1):163-74.

 

Apraxia and Action Disorganisation Syndrome are characterised by an inability to use tools and carry out ordered sequences of movements in the absence of motor or sensory impairment. To date treatment for these complex but debilitating conditions has received little attention.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Tools for the assessment of childhood apraxia of speech.
 

Author(s): Marileda Barichello Gubiani, Karina Carlesso Pagliarin, Marcia Keske-Soares

Journal: Codas. ;27(6):610-5.

 

This study systematically reviews the literature on the main tools used to evaluate childhood apraxia of speech (CAS).

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Treating Childhood Apraxia of Speech
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Childhood Apraxia of Speech

 

Last Updated: 3 Oct 2017

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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) for Primary Progressive Apraxia of Speech (PPAOS)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Apraxia Speech

 

Last Updated: 8 Nov 2017

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Apraxia of Speech: Comparison of EPG Treatment (Tx) and Sound Production Treatment (SPT)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Apraxias; Communication Disorders; Speech Disorders

 

Last Updated: 4 Dec 2017

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