Jake's Journey with Apraxia

And the Friends We Met Along the Way

When Jake was 30 months old and we started speech therapy with SLP #2, she suggested we read repetitive books. Jake did not have an apraxia diagnosis at that time and during speech therapy she would read him Brown Bear and they would do a craft. The entire time, she would encourage him to speak, …

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I couldn’t let the 108th anniversary of Dr. Seuss’ birthday on March 2nd, pass without blogging about it. To celebrate the occasion, Jake’s school had “Who Hair” day this past Friday, which simply meant the kids must show up with some type of silly hair style. LD was so excited to fix his brother’s hair …

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After spending half of November and most of December flying high because of Jake’s speech explosion, last week the familiar feel of fear snuck up on me again. After a laid- back holiday schedule, Jake’s speech regressed and my aggressive mama bear maternal instinct kicked in and I went into instant fix-it mode. My child …

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