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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If you are a regular reader, you know that I decided at the end of 2012 to sign Jake up for a week of intensive speech therapy with Lynn Carahaly at Foundations Developmental House in Chandler, Arizona. Our time to visit this revolutionary SLP finally came last week and after visiting FDH, I feel like …

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  Speech therapy over the past few months has been slam-packed with many highs and lows. Summer to fall of 2012 was difficult for us and when Jake started his new diet/supplementation plan, it just got worse. He could no longer sit in that tiny little plastic chair and repeat those flash cards anymore. He …

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After the dust settled from the holidays, I took some time to reflect on the past year and to set 2013 goals for both myself and Jake. For most of 2012, I did a weekly update on Jake’s progress and what he was doing at speech therapy. For those of you who are regular readers, …

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