EBP Compendium: Summary of Systematic Review
The Cochrane Collaboration; Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Australia
Intervention for Childhood Apraxia of Speech
Morgan, A. T., & Vogel, A. P.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (3).
Indicators of Review Quality:
The review addresses a clearly focused question
Criteria for inclusion of studies are provided
Search strategy is described in sufficient detail for replication
Included studies are assessed for study quality
Quality assessments are reproducible
Description: This is a systematic review of randomized controlled trials and quasi-randomized studies addressing the efficacy of treatment for childhood apraxia of speech.
Question not specifically stated.
Population: Children aged 3-16 years, diagnosed with developmental apraxia of speech or developmental verbal apraxia.
Intervention/Assessment: Perceptually-based therapy or instrumentally-based biofeedback approaches.
Number of Studies Included: 0
Years Included: Not stated
No treatment recommendations can be made from this review. Additional evidence is needed in order to establish treatment efficacy for childhood apraxia of speech.
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Added to Compendium: January 2012