Tag: developmental dyspraxia

Causes of Special Needs and Learning Difficulties

    See our Special Needs Header Page for a full list of special needs information and resources   There can be many causes of special needs and¬†learning difficulties and there is often an associated communication problem such as a delay with speech, language, social language and behaviour. However, no matter what the level of …

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Apraxia of Speech

      Apraxia of speech (also called developmental childhood apraxia of speech, verbal dyspraxia, developmental dyspraxia)can cause a child to have severe speech difficulties. The difficulties arise when the child is unable to coordinate the muscles of speech accurately and smoothly to produce sounds, syllables and words.¬† To explain it simply, the signals from …

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