Jake's Journey with Apraxia

And the Friends We Met Along the Way

by Lynn Carahaly, M.A., CCC-SLP, creator of the Speech-EZ Apraxia Program I suspected my son, Niko, may have speech issues when he was eight months old because he only babbled a few sounds. At 19 months old, his Montessori school was offering speech screenings by a parent there that was an SLP. I signed him …

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by Kelly, Contributing Writer   In 2013 my son Luke was two years old and he only had five words. His father was “Daddy” and I was also “Daddy.” My husband and I often said we felt like we were missing out on hearing his sweet voice and all that a two-year-old should say. In December …

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I am very excited to welcome Lynn Carahaly, M.A., CCC-SLP, and developer of The Speech-EZ Apraxia Program as a guest writer on my blog today. Exactly one year ago today we were heading into our first intensive therapy session at Foundations Developmental House in Arizona. One huge thing I took away from our time with …

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For quite some time now, I have been thinking of doing intensive speech therapy for Jake. While this journey has been filled with many ups and downs, we are finally in a new phase of apraxia … recovery. If I could turn back the clock, here are the questions and answers that I wish I …

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“Jake! Jake! Say it! Say it!” My neighbor’s teenage son, Jackson, and his friends were enthusiastically shouting to my Little Man when I walked in their front door. We had been back from Arizona for about a week and my neighbor, the Pre-K 4 teacher, had volunteered to watch Jake for about an hour while …

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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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