Jake's Journey with Apraxia

And the Friends We Met Along the Way

by Amber, Contributing Writer With a cross country move just around the corner, I am faced with one of the challenges I found most difficult in the beginning of our apraxia journey. I will be searching for new speech therapists for the boys. Believe it or not, this is the thing that worries me the …

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Jake began speech therapy with SLP #4 in November of 2011 at age 3.2 years old. I liked the following things that SLP #4 did … Used Kaufman cards on a regular basis. Structured approach. She worked on targeted sounds, words, and set goals. She drilled a large set of words (10 or so) before …

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This is Part 2 in the series I am running on our journey to find the right speech therapist for my son with apraxia of speech. If you missed Part 1, please click here to read. SLP #3 was at our public school system. We visited her the week of Jake’s third birthday and she gave …

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Spring has sprung and I know many parents are currently evaluating summer and fall speech therapy options. I am going to speak candidly in this series and I hope that my honesty will help you in your own journey with apraxia. These words are for you as parents and SLPs who care about helping these …

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