Definition of apraxic in English:

apraxic

adjective

Medicine
  • See apraxia

    • ‘Both apraxic speakers had suffered left cerebrovascular accidents, which resulted in apraxia of speech as the primary communication deficit.’
    • ‘It is important to note that in severe cases apraxic patients may have difficulty even with pointing.’
    • ‘Most apraxic children will be in therapy at least 4 years and sometimes significantly longer.’
    • ‘It is horrible that apraxic children are sometimes misdiagnosed as autistic, or even mentally retarded.’
    • ‘However, all but the most severe apraxic children, if given the appropriate therapy, will eventually be competent oral communicators.’