Speech Assessment in Children With Childhood Apraxia of Speech This article uses the International Classification of Functioning (ICF) framework to outline the assessment needs of children with apraxia of speech. Specifically, the level of breakdown for children with apraxia of speech—that of motor planning and programming at the level of body functions—is delineated using operationally defined criteria for greater ... Article
Article  |   August 02, 2017
Speech Assessment in Children With Childhood Apraxia of Speech
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Jenya Iuzzini-Seigel
    Communication, Movement and Learning Lab, Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
  • Elizabeth Murray
    Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Lidcombe NSW, Australia
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  • Financial: Jenya Iuzzini-Seigel has no relevant financial interests to disclose. Elizabeth Murray has no relevant financial interests to disclose.
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  • Nonfinancial: Jenya Iuzzini-Seigel has no relevant nonfinancial interests to disclose. Elizabeth Murray has no relevant nonfinancial interests to disclose.
    Nonfinancial: Jenya Iuzzini-Seigel has no relevant nonfinancial interests to disclose. Elizabeth Murray has no relevant nonfinancial interests to disclose.×
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Speech, Voice & Prosodic Disorders / Apraxia of Speech & Childhood Apraxia of Speech / Speech, Voice & Prosody / Part 2
Article   |   August 02, 2017
Speech Assessment in Children With Childhood Apraxia of Speech
Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, August 2017, Vol. 2, 47-60. doi:10.1044/persp2.SIG2.47
History: Received January 27, 2017 , Revised April 10, 2017 , Accepted May 2, 2017
Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, August 2017, Vol. 2, 47-60. doi:10.1044/persp2.SIG2.47
History: Received January 27, 2017; Revised April 10, 2017; Accepted May 2, 2017

This article uses the International Classification of Functioning (ICF) framework to outline the assessment needs of children with apraxia of speech. Specifically, the level of breakdown for children with apraxia of speech—that of motor planning and programming at the level of body functions—is delineated using operationally defined criteria for greater diagnostic transparency.

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