Dysarthria and apraxia of speech are motor speech disorders. They affect speech in different ways and can impact the way someone is understood. Read more to learn about each condition, symptoms, and treatment.
Apraxia goals for speech therapy include motor planning, self-monitoring, and using AAC systems. Adults and children with apraxia of speech may benefit from speech therapy to address their motor speech skills and improve their intelligibility.
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Multimodal communication is a method of communicating using a variety of methods, including verbal language, sign language, and different types of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).
High tech AAC devices, or speech-generating devices (SGDs), are electronic devices with more advanced processors. They can help individuals with complex communication needs express wants, needs, and ideas more effectively.
More AAC assessment tools have become available in recent years (and they keep growing!). One thing to take note of is that dynamic assessment is key for best practice when evaluating the pediatric population. In this post, we also share links to various AAC evaluation and progress measures.