Speech Therapy

Summary

Most individuals with Kabuki syndrome experience delay in speech and language acquisition, exacerbated by craniofacial anomalies, hypotonia, and poor coordination.

Hints for Parents

Mouth in Training

Have your child suck thick drinks through a straw. Strengthening the muscles in the mouth can increase speech production and decrease drooling.

Speech Therapy Articles

The CAPD Model and Kabuki Syndrome

Hearing is not simply the process of the ear 'hearing' sounds, but also includes the ability to process that auditory information.  This has implications for speech therapy.

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014 - 15:51