What Are Common Speech Symptoms Of Adults With Apraxia?

Apraxia of speech is a motor speech issue that can affect communication ability. And we will discuss some common speech symptoms of adults with apraxia. An adult with apraxia of speech understands what they are trying to say. However, they find out that its difficult to get the message from the brain to the oral muscles and it is hard to arrange these muscles expected to really speak the words.

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This is caused by injury to the parts of the brain which control muscle movement. Oral Apraxia refers to the problem with coordination and movement of the mouth for non-speech sounds. For example, blowing, licking or sucking. An exceptionally regular reason for apraxia of speech is a stroke. Different causes incorporate dementia, tumors, brain damage, and neurological issue.

Common speech symptoms of the adult with apraxia

There are different speech-related symptoms that can be related to apraxia. It reflects the following speech symptoms which are as follows :

  • Problem with stringing syllables together in a particular way to create words, or enable to do that
  • Nominal babbling in early childhood. Limited babbling or variation within babbling.
  • The problem in speaking the long word and also complex words.
  • Repeat a particular word many times while speaking.
  • Speech disorder, like a disability to say a sound or word properly at a particular time but not able to said other time
  • Inconsistent errors.
  • Stresses when pronouncing a particular sounds or words
  • Uncontrolled use of nonverbal forms of conversation
  • Twist of the vowel word sounds.
  • Miss consonants at the starting and ends of words
  • Unable to coordinate with facial and lip movement hindering in speech activities like whistling, winking, coughing), etc.
  • Limited phonetic diversity.
  • Omissions are there when a person speaks, particularly in word-initial syllable shapes.
  • Excessive and equal stress while speaking.
  • More difficulty with volitional versus automatic speech responses
  • The sufferer uses simple words and sentences and repeats it.

Adult apraxia of speech hardly occurs. It conducted by other language or cognitive shortage, which may causes:

  • Limited vocabulary
  • Grammatical problems
  • Problems with coordination skill and also fine motor skills
  • Difficulties chewing and swallowing
  • Impaired oral movements

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