is Motor Speech disorders, including apraxia, and dysarthria?
speech disorders are the inability to speak properly when constructing
sentences or saying single words. The coordination, timing and strength
needed to speak words is affected.
is a motor speech disorder. The muscles of the mouth, face, and respiratory
system may become weak, move slowly, or not move at all after a stroke
or other brain injury. The type and severity of dysarthria depend
on which area of the nervous system is affected.
Some causes of dysarthria include stroke, head injury, cerebral palsy,
and muscular dystrophy. Both children and adults can have dysarthria.
is a neurologically based motor speech disorder that adversely affects
the abilities to execute purposeful speech movements. Muscle weakness
is not associated with apraxia.
Achieve Hearing & Rehabilitation helps patients overcome their
motor speech disorders. If you or someone you know demonstrates any
signs and symptoms of motor speech disorder please call us at 972-608-0416
to discuss how Achieve can help.
Achieve Hearing & Rehabilitation is a speech and hearing clinic
in Plano, Texas. We offer speech language pathology and audiological
services for children and adults of all ages. Achieve is in-network
with Aetna, Cigna, BlueCrossBlueShield, Medicare, and United Healthcare.
We can help obtain information about your policy to determine if services
are covered under. Please call us at 972-608-0416.