Jake's Journey with Apraxia

And the Friends We Met Along the Way

by Sheila, Contributing Writer At three years old, Gia’s severe speech delay qualified her for services through our school district’s Priority Preschool. I was convinced that with a little extra help, she would catch right up and we would move on with our lives. I really believed that. Eight weeks, one progress report, and no …

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by Katie, SLP and Contributing Writer I want to join the celebration and give a Hip Hip Hooray for Nancy Kaufman’s Speech to Language Protocol (and accompanying treatment materials). I am currently in the process of watching the three-part Instructional Training Video for the K-SLP provided through Northern Speech Services. While I have used the …

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by Sam, Contributing Writer At about 18 months old when my genuine concern for Andon’s speech and other challenges set in, I began living a roller coaster of worry, followed by high stress with sleepless nights of research. These spells were typically followed by some sort of specialist with a plan, in which case we …

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Have you ever had a moment with apraxia when the baby steps of progress just seemed to stall out all together? This happened to me when my son Jake was four years old. He had been working on the same set of words for one full year and although he mastered most of them, he …

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by Tara, Contributing Writer There are days I feel like I’m on a rollercoaster (that I never bought a ticket for) and I can’t get off. Other days I think “you know what … I can do this … we can do this … two kids with apraxia … yep, we’ve got it covered.” Then …

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