Principles of Motor Learning for CAS

Principles of Motor Learning for CAS

What is all the fuss about Principles of Motor Learning (PML) and Childhood Apraxia of Speech? “Motor learning refers to the practice or experience leading to relatively permanent changes in the capability of movement (Schmidy & Lee 2005). As a child, I was...
Key Characteristics of CAS

Key Characteristics of CAS

Childhood Apraxia of Speech, CAS Childhood Apraxia of Speech is a speech sound disorder that is believed to be caused by a disruption in the motor planning or programming for speech.  There have been disagreements in the etiology and characteristics of the disorder....
Diagnosing CAS (Evaluation)

Diagnosing CAS (Evaluation)

Diagnosing CAS Diagnosing Childhood Apraxia of Speech or CAS is not always clear cut and simple. With an articulation disorder such as a distortion of the ‘r’ phoneme, a diagnosis can be made using a standardized testing tool and observations.  A CAS...