Diagnostic criteria of developmental apraxia of speech used by clinical speech-language pathologists.

@article{Forrest2003DiagnosticCO,
  title={Diagnostic criteria of developmental apraxia of speech used by clinical speech-language pathologists.},
  author={Karen M Forrest},
  journal={American journal of speech-language pathology},
  year={2003},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={376-80}
}
  • Karen M Forrest
  • Published 2003 in American journal of speech-language pathology
The diagnostic criteria used to identify developmental apraxia of speech (DAS) have been at the center of controversy for decades. Despite the difficulty in determining the characteristics that differentiate DAS from other speech acquisition disorders, many children are identified with this disorder. The current report presents the criteria used by 75 speech-language pathologists to establish a diagnosis of DAS. Although 50 different characteristics were identified, 6 of these characteristics… CONTINUE READING
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