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Unformatted text preview: Dysarthria Neuromuscular speech disorder 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? 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. 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. What causes CP? ❚ Prenatal ❙ Anoxia “blue baby” , Disease, Metabolic problems ❚ Perinatal ❙ Anoxia from umbilical cord problems ❙ Premature separation of the placenta ❙ Brain Trauma Decreasing because: 1. 15% of all births are c-section 2. suction instead of big metal forceps ❚ Postnatal ❙ Brain trauma Babies born 23-25 wks are surviving Higher incidence of cerebral palsy in premature births esp. very early (23-25wks) Orthopedic Classification...
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2008 for the course CSD 306k taught by Professor Marquardt during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.

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