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From my perspective, yes.
- I see apraxia as a problem in the perception of speech movements. This is an input problem.
- I see dysarthria as a problem in the control (execution) of movement. This is an output problem.
I believe that children can have one, or the other, or both.
Also see: Differentiating Between Apraxia and Dysarthria (summary) and Apraxia and Dysarthria and Real Oral Motor Therapy (detail)