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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.

Resources

Better Health Channel Victorian Government website
https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au

Raising Children Network Australian Government website
http://raisingchildren.net.au/ 

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