Childhood apraxia of speech care at Mayo Clinic
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Mayo Clinic's world-renowned medical staff works together with other specialists to deliver the most appropriate treatment for each person. Your child's treatment team may involve speech-language pathologists, doctors trained in brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists), doctors trained in treating children (pediatricians), physical and occupational therapists, and other specialists or professionals as needed.
Specialists at Mayo Clinic developed a treatment program, known as Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing (DTTC) for Speech Motor Skill 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.
In Mayo Clinic's Children's Center, doctors trained in speech pathology and neurology care for children with childhood apraxia of speech at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota.
Expertise and rankings
- Experience. Mayo Clinic specialists have extensive expertise in treating speech disorders and care for 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 developed a treatment program, known as Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing (DTTC) for Speech Motor Skill 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., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., rank among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked high-performing for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report.
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