Jake's Journey with Apraxia

And the Friends We Met Along the Way

On Tuesday morning after Jake and I got home from speech therapy, we baked some gluten-free chocolate chip cookies, which he critiqued as being “nasty.” That’s a pretty descriptive adjective for a kid who has a limited vocabulary. I glanced around at my kitchen, mixing bowls adorning my counters, flour settling into the black and brown …

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Reinforcing the words that Jake practices at speech therapy has always been important to me. I haven’t always met my goals or been successful with my attempts, but through trial and error, I have found out what makes Jake tick. He likes adventure, variety, and he likes to move. Most importantly, he doesn’t mind saying …

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In Monday’s post I mentioned that Jake has not been showing me the love for those homemade Kaufman flash cards. For those of you that are regular readers, you know that I spent a LOT of time and effort making these cards perfect. Needless to say, when he’s squirming around in the chair next to …

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