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Treatment Guidelines for Apraxia of Speech: Lessons for Future Research
Julie L. Wambaugh

The Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences (ANCDS) Writing Committee of Treatment Guidelines for Apraxia of Speech (AOS) prepared a technical report containing evidence-based guidelines for the management of AOS. The technical report, which was based upon a comprehensive review of published treatment literature, revealed numerous limitations in that literature. This report provides suggestions for future research focused on the treatment of AOS. Included are suggestions for describing participants, selecting research designs, considering measurement options, extending existing findings, and thoroughly evaluating treatments.

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