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  • Apraxia Of Speech Essay

    Childhood Apraxia of Speech Types, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment Approaches Do you remember a time where you knew what you wanted to say but just couldn’t think of the word? Well imagine knowing what you want to say but physically not being able to say it. Childhood Apraxia of Speech is a neurological childhood speech sound disorder. Children who have this disorder have trouble with the precision and consistency of movements underlying speech because they are impaired in the absence of neuromuscular deficits; the child may have trouble saying syllables, sounds, and words (Childhood Apraxia of Speech, 2016). Being unable to plan movement of the body parts needed for speech production is where the problem lies; the child will know what they…

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  • The Apraxia Objection In Academic Skepticism

    The Apraxia Objection in Academic Skepticism The apraxia objection is o The thesis of suspension of assent on all matters (henceforth the thesis of suspension) 1. The Inactivity Objection The inactivity objection is an argument put forward by Stoics against the possibility and the convenience of suspension of assent on all matters. According to this objection, putting into practice the global and definitive suspension of assent leads to a certain apraxia state which is qualified as a vegetal…

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  • Summary: Childhood Apraxia Of Speech

    Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS), also known as developmental apraxia of speech (DAS), is a childhood speech sound disorder caused by the impairment of the motor movements of the articulators related to speech production. This impairment impacts the coordination and accuracy of the muscles used to coordinate the speech production (Vinson, 2001). This disease differs from dysarthria, which impacts the execution of the utterance instead of the planning and programming of the speech movement. The…

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  • Personal Narrative: Childhood Apraxia Of Speech

    ocean; the rhythmic pounding of the endless sea. I look into the cloudless cerulean blue sky and see the perfection of life. As I stare into the horizon and watch every wave crash, I am reminded of my childhood. When I was a kid I often traveled to the beach with my family. My uncle and I spent endless hours creating some of the most complex sand castles. The castles had intricate designs with golden bridges creating our beloved kingdom. I believed the sand castles had become a permanent part…

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  • Speech Therapy Observation

    Your name Stephanie Aragon Date of Observation October 14, 2014 I. Identifying Information Date of Observation: October 14, 2014 Time of Observation (9:30 am) to (10:20) Highest degree of professional: BA , MA, CCC , Specialty of professional you observed: Speech therapy Place of Observation: University of Cal state Los Angeles speech therapy The child observed during a speech therapy session is an energetic three year, eleven month girl, by the name of Abby. The speech pathologist…

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  • Melodic Intonation Therapy Paper

    The study by Blythe Lagasse in 2012 is titled, “Evaluation of Melodic Intonation Therapy for Developmental Apraxia of Speech”. As the title states, this study researched Melodic Intonation Therapy (MIT) for children with apraxia. The purpose of the study was to determine the efficacy of MIT for articulation therapy in this specific population. The study compared speech production following 40 minute MIT sessions to speech productions following 40 minute “traditional” therapy sessions.…

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  • Dementia Case Study: Cluster A

    by the basal ganglia. The basal ganglia are responsible for the exact timing of carrying out different sequences of one action (Moretti, Cavressi, & Tomietto, 2015). Therefore, both the supplementary motor area and the basal ganglia take part in controlling one’s gait and pace. In vascular dementia, as a result of the brain damage, the pathways linking the basal ganglia to the the supplementary motor area and other frontal areas are severed (Moretti, Cavressi, & Tomietto, 2015). Thus many…

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  • Loss Of Memory And Short Term Memory

    loss of memory, or the inability to remember facts or events. We have two types of memories: the short-term (recent, new) and long-term (remote, old) memories. Short-term memory is programmed in a part of the brain called the temporal lobe, while long-term memory is stored throughout extensive nerve cell networks in the temporal and parietal lobes. In Alzheimer's disease, short-term memory storage is damaged first. inability to communicate effectively. The loss of ability to speak and write is…

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  • Occupational Therapy Case Paper

    • Patient tends to choke on liquids • Patient displays impulsivity. Occupational Therapy Problems & Treatment Goals 1. Dressing – UE/LE dressing is one of the areas that should be addressed. Due to weakness on the right side and moderate dressing apraxia, donning and doffing of clothing will be difficult for the patient. • Goal: Patient will complete UE/LE dressing in a sitting position with the use of assistive devices with minimum assistance to regain independence. 2. Grooming and hygiene…

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  • Cerebral Palsy Case Studies

    Due to this disability affecting the Central Nervous System it causes Apraxia of speech. Apraxia is the brains inability to effectively transmit proper signals to the muscles used in speaking. There are two types Verbal and Oral Apraxia. Verbal Apraxia is when the child has difficulty with articulation muscles in regards to carrying out proper movements. Oral Apraxia affects the child’s who has issues with non-speaking movements of the mouth. For example the child will have problems licking…

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