Speech Therapy -> Execution and Speech Motor Planning -> Initiation

Initiation

Beginning the movement of speech; children with apraxia often show groping (i.e., mouth movements) as they search to figure out how to produce the sound. This can often lead to initial consonant deletion or just the production of a vowel.

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Goal Bank

  • Scott will imitate, then use 2-word utterances with fading prompts with 90% accuracy across 3 consecutive sessions to improve expressive language skills.