Jake's Journey with Apraxia

And the Friends We Met Along the Way

There is a poem a friend gave me in my mid-twenties when I was going through a break-up. Some of you may have heard it before as I have seen it many times since then … Having a child with multiple food allergies, eczema, asthma, and apraxia has brought many changes to my life. A …

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  by Lynn Carahaly, M.A., CCC-SLP, creator of the Speech-EZ Apraxia Program To read Part 1, please click here. My mother saved all my report cards and test scores from preschool on. Now, as a professional, it is fascinating to look back at those and see I did in fact have an undiagnosed learning disability …

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by Amber, Contributing Writer There are many things to be grateful for in life, and it seems people take the month of November to post these things daily on social media. I always enjoy reading the posts by family and friends. It’s nice to get a glimpse into the things in their life that bring them …

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Recently a new friend, whose son is also recovering from apraxia, came to me for advice. Although it was hard to be honest, I also felt an overwhelming need to just put it out there. I knew more than anything she needed someone to be straight-up with her. This was uncomfortable for me because I …

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by Sam, Contributing Writer Hello again all! My intention was to follow my initial post with a series of events following our diagnosis and day of reality. It is, however, almost Thanksgiving so instead of dwelling on any challenges or trial and error moments through this apraxia journey I think I’ll give thanks instead. After …

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Last week we concluded our regular six month testing and Jake may be moving out of an apraxia diagnosis and into something less severe. The tests proved my own assessment of his speech – his errors are now consistent and age-appropriate. Yay! His progress in six months time has blown me away. While we are …

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