Childhood Apraxia Of Speech

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A quick quiz to test your knowledge of childhood apraxia of speech!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is childhood apraxia of speech?
    • A. 

      A motor disorder where the child has problems planning the movements of the mouth to coordinate sounds, syllables and words.

    • B. 

      A speech disorder where the child has difficulty pronouncing sounds, syllables and words

    • C. 

      A neurological disorder where the child has difficulty moving their appendages as well as their mouth, tongue and lips.

  • 2. 
    The incidence of CAS among speech impaired preschoolers is?
    • A. 

      1-2%

    • B. 

      3-5%

    • C. 

      5-9%

  • 3. 
    What is/are the area(s) that a speech language pathologist looks at in order to help diagnose CAS?
    • A. 

      Melody of Speech

    • B. 

      Sound Speech Development

    • C. 

      Oral-motor abilities

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Brain imaging techniques have shown that people with DAS or children with CAS have specific brain lesions and/or different brain structures that result in the disorder.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What does CAS stand for?
    • A. 

      Childhood Aphasia of Speech

    • B. 

      Childhood Apraxia of Sound

    • C. 

      Childhood Apraxia of Speech

    • D. 

      Childhood Aphasia of Sound

  • 6. 
    Which of these is a way to help encourage speech at home?
    • A. 

      Encourage your child to talk in funny voices

    • B. 

      Encourage your child to repeat after you so that sound/word movements become automatic

    • C. 

      Encourage your child to socialize in very loud and busy environments

  • 7. 
    List one example of Intonation that SLPs use to diagnose CAS (Use exact wording)
  • 8. 
    86% of participants in the case study had at least one nuclear member with a speech or language disorder
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which of the following statements is most accurate?
    • A. 

      CAS does not vary greatly from child to child and often has a very similar patter of problems

    • B. 

      CAS symptoms varies greatly from child to child but not the specific site of brain lesion or damage

    • C. 

      CAS varies greatly from child to child, but its consistent characteristics include inconsistant production of words, sequencing difficulty, and disordered prosody

  • 10. 
    With multi-sensory feedback the child can more readily repeat sounds, words and sentences and longer utterances to improve muscle co-ordination and sequencing for speech
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False