Expertise and rankings

  • Experience. Mayo Clinic specialists have extensive expertise in treating speech disorders and treat around 100 children for childhood apraxia of speech each year.
  • Research. Mayo Clinic doctors research causes, diagnostic tests and potential treatments for childhood apraxia of speech and other speech and neurological conditions.
  • Cutting-edge therapies. Specialists at Mayo Clinic are working on the development of a treatment program, known as Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing for Speech Motor Skill (DTTC), for childhood apraxia of speech. This treatment is designed to facilitate acquisition of speech motor control in younger children or children with severe apraxia of speech.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's neurology department's expertise and rankings.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery and for orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery and for orthopedics.