Proposals appropriate for submission to this topic area include those that focus on examining the etiologies, nature, assessment, differential diagnosis, and treatment of apraxia of speech and/or dysarthria in either pediatric or adult populations. Submissions can include clinical and research implications related to motor speech disorders, aspects of motor speech control across the lifespan associated with development, disease, and other relevant factors that affect its function. Interprofessional education, practice, and/or research that addresses the implementation of interprofessional competencies within curricular or practice models or the evaluation of collaborative care outcomes specific to motor speech disorders should be included in this topic area. Evaluation of motor speech disorders in culturally and linguistically diverse individuals should also be included in this topic area.
Proposals involving motor speech disorders but with a primary focus on: