Apraxia (dyspraxia) - effects on speech
Dyspraxia; apraxia; ;
Apraxia causes difficulty in controlling the muscles that are needed for speaking skilfully and quickly. This interferes with a child's ability to correctly pronounce sounds, syllables and words.
Better Health Channel Victorian Government website
Raising Children Network Australian Government website
The information on this site should not be used as an alternative to professional care. If you have a particular problem, see a doctor, or ring the Parent Helpline on 1300 364 100 (local call cost from anywhere in South Australia).
This topic may use 'he' and 'she' in turn - please change to suit your child's sex.