• Motor speech disorders are changes in actual speech production that can happen as a result of stroke, traumatic brain injury (TBI), neurodegenerative disorders (Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), or congenital disorders (i.e. Spinocerebellar Ataxia).
  • Motor speech refers to a group of neurogenic speech disorders characterized by changes in strength, speed, tone, and accuracy of movements required for breathing, speech sound production, and articulation. This includes:
    • Dysarthria
    • Apraxia
    • Ataxia