Dyspraxia

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The purpose of the guidelines is to assist those who authorize and provide health care to children with special needs in determining medical necessity for therapy services, including recommendations for frequency and intensity of therapy.
Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
According to the Dyspraxia Foundation dyspraxia literally comes from two Greek Words "dys" meaning ill or abnormal and "praxis" which means doing. This is a negative and self-fulfilling label that implies that we are not capable of taking action!
Developmental verbal dyspraxia is a motor-speech programming disorder resulting in difficulty coordinating an sequencing the oral-motor movements necessary to produce and combine speech sounds.
Morton Ann Gernsbacher, H. Hill Goldsmith, Maureen C. O'Reilly, Eve A. Sauer, Jamie L. DeRuyter, Margery Blanc

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