Jake's Journey with Apraxia

And the Friends We Met Along the Way

by Jayme, Contributing Writer “Mama, mama! Pay be mean! Pay be mean!” Usually this type of tattle
telling would annoy a mom and get a sigh before going to settle 
whatever silly fight the kids were having. To me, it was a milestone,
 a beautiful declaration of emotion. Our son Tyson lived almost three years of …

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by Jayme, Contributing Writer Hi everyone : ) So happy to be here and connecting with other families also journeying through CAS. I am a happy and blessed mother to four kids (4, 3, almost 2 and 7 months). Our days are busy, crazy, happy, loud and most importantly beautiful. This is the story of …

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by Tara, Contributing Writer That’s one of my favorite lines from an Eric Church song called “Springsteen”. It’s so true. You hear a song and it can take you right back to a certain time … a certain place … a certain person. When my son was diagnosed with apraxia I felt so cheated because during …

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by Sam, Contributing Writer Oh my, after 2 1/2 years of work, sleepless nights and worry, what do you write about when given an opportunity to post to others living a similar life? After some contemplation I’ve decided to share my day of reality with you. Not the day that I realized we needed speech, …

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by Amber, Contributing Writer With a cross country move just around the corner, I am faced with one of the challenges I found most difficult in the beginning of our apraxia journey. I will be searching for new speech therapists for the boys. Believe it or not, this is the thing that worries me the …

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by Tara, Contributing Writer Tara has two children diagnosed with apraxia of speech. Here’s what life looks like for her:   1.) How and when did your first child get diagnosed with apraxia? I first heard the word “apraxia” from my son’s “Birth to 3” speech therapist just a few months after he started therapy …

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  by Amber, Contributing Writer Amber has two children diagnosed with apraxia. Here’s what life looks like for her: 1.) How and when did your first child get diagnosed with apraxia? Our first son, Cason, was diagnosed with oral apraxia and suspected speech apraxia at 17 months old by an experienced developmental pediatrician. At this …

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