Apraxia is the ability to do movements regardless of having the desire and capacity to perform the actions. Apraxia is an obtained by disorder of praxis, but is not caused by
The disease caused by damage to some parts of the cerebrum. Apraxia is sometimes confused with disease such as ataxia, aphasia, abulia, allochiria. Whereas Ataxia, a lack of harmonization of actions, aphasia an incapability produce or understand language; abulia, the lack of desire to do action, allochiria in which desired persons stimuli to one side on the other side of body. The other development disorder of motor planning is Developmental coordination disorder.
There are a variety of speech-related symptoms including:
Childhood apraxia of speech may include:
Apraxia is caused by a lesion which is located in the left or right side of hemisphere of the brain and characteristically it is seen in the lobes. Lesions may be due to Dementia, Brain tumor, Multiple sclerosis, Stroke, Cerebral palsy and neurodegenerative diseases like
Treatment for the patient who suffering from apraxia is
But the treatments have received not much importance because the tendency for the condition to resolve impulsively in critical cases. Nature of the automatic-voluntary dissociation of motor abilities states that, people with apraxia can perform activities themselves. Nevertheless, in this way we can say the patient suffering from this disease have less independence to do his daily activities and that evidence treatment of apraxia is insufficient.
The patient suffering from apraxia prognosis varies. With therapy, some patient may improve considerably or may show very little improvement. Use of a communication aid may benefit the apraxia patients. However, many people who are suffering from apraxia are no longer work independent; therefore they should avoid activities in which they harm themselves or others.