Source: Sickboy Podcast

239 – Can’t Get The Dang Words Out: Apraxia

Ryan’s name starts with the letter R. But, Ryan has a really hard time pronouncing words with the letter R. God DAMN that’s frustrating! Ryan lives with acquired Apraxia. According to Wikipedia: Apraxia is a motor disorder caused by damage to the brain in which the individual has difficulty with the motor planning to perform tasks or movements when asked, provided that the request or command is understood and the individual is willing to perform the task. We talk about the social challenges Ryan has faced and how he manages to cope with such a frustrating disorder.

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