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Questions What is dysarthria? What are the major causes of cerebral palsy? What is the difference between dysarthria and cerebral palsy in adults? What causes dysarthria in adults? What is an augmentative communication system?
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Definitions Dysarthria Speech disorders due to damage to the central and/or peripheral nervous system pathways Cerebral Palsy is a type of dysarthria that is common in children.
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Cerebral Palsy A syndrome of deficits in resulting from injury to the nervous system at or shortly after birth. The child’s muscles are weak, paralyzed, and/or uncoordinated.
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What causes CP? Prenatal Anoxia, Disease, Metabolic problems Perinatal Anoxia from umbilical cord problems Premature separation of the placenta Brain Trauma Postnatal Brain trauma
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Orthopedic Classification Monoplegia - one limb Paraplegia - both legs Quadriplegia - legs and arms
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Abnormal resistance to muscle
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course CSD 306k taught by Professor Marquardt during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.

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