- Experience. Mayo Clinic speech and language specialists (speech-language pathologists) and other staff have experience evaluating and treating children with childhood apraxia of speech or other speech or language conditions.
- Team approach. Speech-language pathologists may work with doctors trained in brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists), doctors trained in treating children (pediatricians), physical and occupational therapists, and others to evaluate and treat your child's condition at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota.
- Research. Mayo Clinic doctors research causes, diagnostic tests and potential treatments for childhood apraxia of speech and other speech and neurological conditions.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery.
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