Jake's Journey with Apraxia

And the Friends We Met Along the Way

We’ve been on our new diet and supplement plan for three full weeks and are now beginning our fourth week. While I haven’t been sharing this experience online, I have been keeping my own journal at home to document what has and has not been working. Week one and half of week two there were …

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Today my plan was to endorse how important preschool is for our kids with apraxia. After all, I’d been mentally planning it for months now. What else would I talk about when tomorrow night is orientation, Wednesday Jake meets his new teacher, and Friday is the first day of school? I also thought I’d be giving …

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Last week a moment that I had been anticipating for months finally arrived. On Wednesday my husband and I took Jake to see a physician that specializes in pediatric integrative medicine. All the months of prayers, googling, researching, reading, emails, calls, and comments on blog posts had all led us to this decision. I am …

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A few months ago, I blogged on a study that was done in 2009 that suggested that apraxia could be caused by nutritional deficiencies, sensitivities, or allergies within the body. (Click here to read). At the beginning of May Dr. Claudia Morris, who performed that study, gave me some additional information on nutrition and apraxia …

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After I finished last Friday’s post, I stumbled upon a possible piece to our puzzle: syndrome of allergy, apraxia, and malabsorption. In the July/August 2009 issue of Alternative Therapies in Health & Medicine, study was performed by Children’s Hospital & Research Center on 200 children who had been diagnosed with verbal apraxia. Although the study …

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