Motor Speech Disorders
What are Motor Speech Disorders?
Frequent asked questions about motor speech disorders answered.
CAS: Information for Parents
Dr. Edythe Strand, Emeritus Professor and Consultant, division of Speech Pathology, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, discusses the topic of a pediatric motor speech disorder, labeled Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS).
Childhood Apraxia of Speech
Childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) is a motor planning disorder that makes it difficult for children to speak. Children with CAS generally have a good understanding of language and know what they want to say. However, they have difficulty learning or carrying out the complex sequenced movements that are necessary for intelligible speech.