What is the prognosis for apraxia?

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Sarine Salama
Sarine Salama on behalf of MDLIVE
Psychology
With proper treatment and early intervention, the prognosis for children with apraxia can be very high. Most children can learn how to speak effectively and clearly, although some who are severly affected may not.

The prognosis for individuals with apraxia varies and depends partly on the underlying cause. Some individuals improve significantly, while others may show very little improvement.

This answer is based on source information from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

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