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Professional bodies representing SLTs / speech pathologists across the UK and USA have produced documentation confirming the existence of developmental verbal dyspraxia (DVD) / childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) as a rare but distinct condition, reversing previous opinion about it being a controversial diagnosis. Additionally, DVD/CAS is acknowledged as a long-term condition with life-long consequences, particularly if appropriate and/or sufficient intervention is not received during formative years and into adolescence (McCabe, P. et al. 2020).
|Number of pages||2|
|Specialist publication||Bulletin: The Official Magazine Of The Royal College Of Speech & Language Therapists|
|Publication status||Accepted/In press - 27 Sep 2022|
- speech pathology
- developmental verbal dyspraxia
- childhood apraxia of speech
- developmental language disorder
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