The hypothesis of apraxia of speech in children with autism spectrum disorder.

  title={The hypothesis of apraxia of speech in children with autism spectrum disorder.},
  author={Lawrence Shriberg and Rhea Paul and Lois M. Black and Jan P H van Santen},
  journal={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  volume={41 4},
In a sample of 46 children aged 4-7 years with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and intelligible speech, there was no statistical support for the hypothesis of concomitant Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS). Perceptual and acoustic measures of participants' speech, prosody, and voice were compared with data from 40 typically-developing children, 13 preschool children with Speech Delay, and 15 participants aged 5-49 years with CAS in neurogenetic disorders. Speech Delay and Speech Errors… CONTINUE READING
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