What is the treatment for apraxia?

Sarine Salama
Sarine Salama on behalf of MDLIVE
Treatment for apraxia should mainly consist of speech and occuational therapy by a qualified specialist who has experience working with apraxic children. Children with apraxia will generally improve with numerous speech therapy sessions weekly and repeating the same words/concepts numerous times in order for the brain connections to occur.

Treatment for individuals with apraxia includes physical, speech, or occupational therapy. If apraxia is a symptom of another disorder, the underlying disorder needs to be treated.

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

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