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Introduction: Among the communication impairments found in subjects with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), recently the literature has suggested a comorbid relationship with childhood apraxia of speech (CAS). The aim of the present study was to report the CAS assessment of 3 children diagnosed with ASD. Report: The subjects were three children aged 4 to 6 years, with a medical diagnosis of ASD. The language development assessment (LDA) was performed in the subjects, as well as the ABFW vocabulary evaluation and oral praxis (verbal, orofacial, a sequence of movements, and parallel movements) and evaluation of vocal, prosodic, and speech characteristics. All subjects had moderate language delay with better performance in the receptive area. Difficulties in oral praxis tasks were more evident in one of the subjects. Vocal, prosodic and speech features of all the cases were compatible with CAS. Conclusion: In the 3 cases reported, CAS signs were identified with impaired oral motor skills, prosody, and oral praxis, as well as inconsistent speech sound production.
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