Jake's Journey with Apraxia

And the Friends We Met Along the Way

by Katie, SLP and Contributing Writer Dear Katie: I would love to know at what point apraxia is considered “resolved.” I’ve heard so many different viewpoints on this. Some say it’s when a child no longer requires speech therapy and others say the process goes from apraxia, dyspraxia, phonological, articulation, and each is new diagnoses. …

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Today marks the third Apraxia Awareness Day. What do you know about apraxia? Are you just starting out? Settled in with a therapy routine? Does your grandchild, niece, nephew, or friend’s child have this diagnosis? The following are a few facts about childhood apraxia of speech (CAS): Apraxia is a neurological motor speech disorder where …

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by Amber, Contributing Writer Just when you think you’ve got a good grasp on the challenges your children have faced and are ready for smooth sailing, life gives you another twist. Let me back track. In the past, I’ve written about two of our sons, Cason and Callen. Cason recently ended speech therapy after his …

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by Sam, Contributing Writer As of last week I intended to do this week’s post on our current path and newest efforts. In addition to our therapists working to integrate Dave Hammer’s plans, our newest effort just happens to be listening therapy. Since there was just a write up on it by another friend I …

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by Amber, Contributing Writer In my last post, I announced that Cason, my oldest with apraxia, had been dismissed from speech and is considered resolved. That same day I learned that Callen, my three-year-old with apraxia, was more than likely misdiagnosed. We walked into speech with two apraxia diagnoses and walked out with none. Callen’s …

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