Dysarthria and broader motor speech deficits in Dravet syndrome

By |2017-02-05T18:08:38-05:00February 5th, 2017|Categories: DSF Research Review|Tags: , |

(Turner, et. al, 2017). This study, published in Neurology, examined the speech patterns of 20 patients with Dravet syndrome who had SCN1A mutations (inherited in 3 cases) by employing standardized assessments for speech and language. The authors found distinct features including oral motor impairment, imprecise articulation of consonants and vowels, and impairment in both receptive and [...]