A Treatment for Apraxia of Speech in Adults Principles of therapy for the apraxic adult are discussed. An eight-step task continuum, consistent with these principles, to restore volitional-purposive communication is presented. Three case histories of patients with severe apraxia of speech and mild-to-moderate aphasia demonstrate the application of the principle and the procedure. ... Forum
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A Treatment for Apraxia of Speech in Adults
 
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Forum   |   November 01, 1973
A Treatment for Apraxia of Speech in Adults
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, November 1973, Vol. 38, 462-472. doi:10.1044/jshd.3804.462
History: Received April 9, 1973 , Accepted July 20, 1973
 
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, November 1973, Vol. 38, 462-472. doi:10.1044/jshd.3804.462
History: Received April 9, 1973; Accepted July 20, 1973

Principles of therapy for the apraxic adult are discussed. An eight-step task continuum, consistent with these principles, to restore volitional-purposive communication is presented. Three case histories of patients with severe apraxia of speech and mild-to-moderate aphasia demonstrate the application of the principle and the procedure.

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