Despite his battle to express himself, Mikey Akers, 16, has given a voice to all those who suffer from verbal dyspraxia
, a condition that makes it difficult for sufferers to speak.
Mikey suffers from verbal dyspraxia
, which affects his everyday life.
Her speech included a poem written from her own perspective as the mother of an 11-year-old son with autism and verbal dyspraxia
, and with his daily struggles with speech and understanding the world around him.
As mentioned before, partial speech loss of the subject of this study is caused by the mosaic trisomy of chromosome 13 or mosaic form of Patau syndrome and concurrent developmental verbal dyspraxia
But for Rhys Cowens it is even more challenging as he suffers from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder - commonly known as ADHD - and verbal dyspraxia
We went back to the doctor and they thought he might have something called developmental verbal dyspraxia
Children with verbal dyspraxia
, also called apraxia of speech, have speech problems such as:
His three-year-old son Oliver has verbal dyspraxia
, a condition that affects speaking ability even among children with normal or above-average intelligence.
Mr Bercow, 44, is sometimes mentioned as a possible defector to Labour - his wife, Sally, is a member - and has a son, Oliver, who suffers from verbal dyspraxia
Expressive delays alone may stem from hearing loss, oral-motor dysfunction such as verbal dyspraxia
, a disruption in language output as in word finding or the ability to construct sentences, or in a non-reinforcing linguistic environment.
These tests also help to differentiate aphasia from other disorders, such as dysarthria (disturbance of the nerves and muscles involved in producing speech) and verbal dyspraxia
(inability to form the mouth and tongue movements properly to pronounce a word, even though the idea of the word is clear and the muscles are normal).
STEPHEN SUTTON INSPIRATION AWARD Mikey Akers DESPITE his battle to express himself, schoolboy Mikey, 16, has given a voice to all those who suffer from verbal dyspraxia