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Signs & Symptoms of Dyspraxia & Apraxia by Better Health Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of some of the common signs and symptoms of Dyspraxia & Apraxia: Inability to assemble objects Inability to perform purposeful action Inability to perform skill action Language difficulties Language impairment Poor coordination Poor coordination ofideation and motor pattern Speech difficulties Speech impai ... Read on »
Treatments for Dyspraxia & Apraxia by Med Team Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of treatments and procedures that are commonly used to treat Dyspraxia & Apraxia: Occupational therapy Physical therapy These are just some of the treatments and procedures that are used to treat Dyspraxia & Apraxia. You can connect with experts and other people who have Dyspraxia & Apraxiain the Wellsphere communities. ... Read on »
Limb Apraxia in a case of corticobasal degeneration by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 6:42pm This week I'll be doing a brain cutting on a patient with a clinical diagnosis of corticobasal degeneration. What made the clinical diagnosis a little easier in this case is the fact that the patient exhibited "alien limb" phenomenon of the left arm. Limb apraxia was also present. Apraxia is a disorder of skilled, learned, purposeful movement. ... Read on »
Scientist First to Characterize Novel Syndrome of Allergy, Apraxia, Malabsorption by Leslie M. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 28 Jul 2009 12:18am Newswise - A landmark study conducted by Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland is the first to reveal a new syndrome in children that presents with a combination of allergy, apraxia and malabsorption. Autism spectrum disorders were variably present. Verbal apraxia has until now been understood to be a neurologically based speech disord ... Read on »
Remember Our Apraxia Walk? by apraxiamom Posted Sun 29 Nov 2009 10:05pm I found this memo on my Apraxia-Kids website. Just wanted to share! 2009 Walk for Children with Apraxia of Speech, "Unlock our Voice, Open Our Future" a Great Success! Thank you for your generous support of the 2009 walk-a-thon for children with apraxia of speech! Over 2,000 walkers helped to raise awareness about apraxia in 29 states a ... Read on »
Our road to an apraxia diagnosis by Bethany B. Patient Expert Posted Mon 01 Mar 2010 6:04pm Speech has always been Payton's biggest delay. She is a rockstar when it comes to gross motor ... but speech, not so much. It breaks my heart. Payton received speech therapy services through the county beginning at around 9 months of age. She continued with that until September 2008 when she was 2 years 7 months, at which point she aged out an ... Read on »
Apraxia & Motor Planning Difficulties by Qadoshyah Posted Mon 05 Jul 2010 4:13pm I've been corresponding with a mom (His Steph, if you are reading this ;)) about her son's speech delays and concerns about Apraxia. The first email I wrote her was quite lengthy, since I covered a lot of subjects and I figured this may be of help to some others. So, with a bit of change to the email, I've put it here. Starting with our backgr ... Read on »
Birthdays, Hospitalizations, and Apraxia of Speech, Oh My! by Lisa Posted Fri 10 Sep 2010 8:17pm It's been a while since I posted an update primarily because, well, like the rest of you, life gets crazy. Our crazy the last few weeks looked a little something like this ACT ONE Sheridan celebrated his 2nd birthday and had an awesome party (that will get it's own post, thank you very much), but Gary was in the hospital and missed the party be ... Read on »
Eleven Criteria for Apraxia of Speech by Lisa Posted Sun 12 Sep 2010 2:59pm Many people have reached out to me asking about the "signs" of apraxia I mentioned in my last post . My time is still being ruled by the two men of the house, so I thought that the least I could do is slap up the 11 criteria for apraxia until I have more time to post about Sheridan specifically...   You all know I'm not a speech langua ... Read on »
Apraxia Issues by Qadoshyah Posted Wed 08 Dec 2010 3:37pm Well, I haven't kept this blog updated as often as I'd like, but so be it....life gets busy sometimes :). On the ES listserv, we've been discussing Apraxia in DS. How it's so common and very often times misdiagnosed. I thought I would put up an email I wrote in reply to one of the mom's with the symptoms of Apraxia that O has. If anyone has an ... Read on »