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NB: Based on recommendations by ASHA's Ad Hoc Committee on Childhood Apraxia of Speech, PediaStaff is choosing to use the term Childhood Apraxia of Speech (as opposed to Developmental Dyspraxia or simply "Apraxia") when referring this speech disorder. For further information on the rationale for this choice of language, please see ASHA's Technical Report on CAS. Additionally, CASANA, the only consumer organization exclusively dedicated to children with apraxia of speech, also endorses the term., The Editors

Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Apraxia-KIDS.org, Online source for reliable and comprehensive information on Childhood Apraxia of Speech. Apraxia-Kids is the website of the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA), the only national 501c3 public charity dedicated exclusively to children with this speech disorder and their families.

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Articles on Childhood Apraxia of Speech

10 Suggestions For Effective Treatment Of Childhood Apraxia Of Speech - featured March 25, 2011
A Comparison of Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Dysarthria, and Severe Phonological Disorder
A Parent's Guide To Psychological Assessment of Apraxic Children
Apraxia of Speech: What is the Integral Stimulation Method?
Apraxia: Speech Therapy in Toddlers and Young Children
Apraxia? Dyspraxia? Articulation? Phonology? What Does It All Mean? - featured March 10, 2011
Articulation and the Effect on Prosody in Children with Apraxia of Speech
ASHA Childhood Apraxia of Speech Position Statement
ASHA Childhood Apraxia of Speech Technical Report
ASHA's Childhood Apraxia of Speech Information Page
Brief Ideas for Speech Therapy for Children with Apraxia of Speech
CASANA Childhood Apraxia of Speech - Family Start Guide
CASANA Childhood Apraxia of Speech - SLP Start Guide
Childhood Apraxia of Speech - Q&A - October 2009
Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) in Neurodevelopmental and Idiopathic Contexts - featured May 23, 2011
Children with Apraxia and Reading, Writing, and Spelling Difficulties
Choosing Words and Building Language for Children with Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) and other Severe Speech Sound Disorders - featured March 26, 2010
Considerations and Recommendations for an Appropriate School-Based Speech Therapy Program
Dyspraxia and Down Syndrome
Early Intervention Speech Therapy Interview with CASANA's Sharon Gretz - February 5, 2010
General Information on Childhood Apraxia of Speech for Parents - featured March 5, 2010
Improving Prosody in CAS - featured September 24, 2010
Intervention for Bilingual Children with CAS - featured February 10, 2011
Key Factors in Appropriate Therapy Approach for Childhood Apraxia of Speech - August 2009
Language Processing and Comprehension Issues and Children with CAS
Music, Rhythm, and Their Potential Benefits for Childhood Apraxia of Speech - featured May 28, 2010
Neuropsychology in Long-term Educational Planning for Children with Apraxia of Speech
Perspective: Apraxia Services in the Schools
Product Review: 'Speech Buddies' - featured March 22, 2011
Special Considerations for Psychological/Educational Evaluations of Children with No Speech or Unintelligible Speech
Speech and Language Goals When Planning an IEP for a Child With Apraxia of Speech : Part 1
Speech and Language Goals When Planning an IEP for a Child With Apraxia of Speech : Part 2
Speech-Language-Reading Connections, and a Case Study of a Child with CAS whose Speech, Language and Reading Disabilities were Successfully Treated - featured April 29, 2011
Stuck for words? Word Retrieval Activities For Children - featured August 9, 2011
Teaching Students to Say and Decode Polysyllabic Words - September 2007
The All About Me Book: How to Share Information About Your Child with New People
The Importance of Parent Involvement in the Speech Therapy Process - featured July 25, 2011
The Importance of Parent Involvement in the Speech Therapy Process - featured July 6, 2011
The Successive Approximation Method for Children with Apraxia of Speech - featured December 23, 2011
Treatment for Childhood Apraxia of Speech: A Description of Integral Stimulation and Motor Learning
Why Do Children Refuse or Resist Speech Therapy?
Worth Repeating: Working on Reading Comprehension with Students with Apraxia (or Any Non-Verbal Students) - featured October 12, 2011
Writers Block in Elementary Aged Children from an OTs Perspective - January 2008

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