Definition of Dyspraxia of speech
Dyspraxia of speech: A developmental disability characterized by difficulty in muscle control, specifically of the muscles involved in producing speech. It is caused by a neurological difference that has not yet been pinpointed. Treatment is via intensive speech therapy concentrating on oral-motor skills.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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