Childhood apraxia of speech

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What is childhood apraxia of speech?

Childhood apraxia of speech is described as difficulty in forming sounds, syllables and words. In childhood apraxia of speech, the brain has difficulty coordinating the movements for speech.

Common symptoms reported by people with childhood apraxia of speech

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Treatments taken by people with childhood apraxia of speech

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Who has childhood apraxia of speech on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 3
20s 0
30s 0
40s 0
50s 0
60s 0
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 3
Female 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 1
Not Diagnosed 0

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