If you are like me, when your child was first diagnosed with apraxia, you turned to every source of information you could find, credible or not, just eager to gobble up any and all information on apraxia. Heck, I’m an SLP and I did this! I think for me, though, my favorite books are always ones that inspire hope. Actually, these are probably my favorite stories too. I’m always looking
Yesterday, August 5th 2017 was the Denver Walk for Apraxia at Clement Park. The walk was largely successful, raising close to 25,000 to CASANA, which will directly impact our kids in Denver struggling with this rare speech disorder. This is ONE day out of the entire year kids who struggle to find their voice and endure hours and years of intense therapy, can be honored for their accomplishments that no one
Living in Denver, Colorado, there is a special needs summer camp called Adam’s Camp that has quite the positive reputation.
Wow! This conference in San Diego has been a WHIRLWIND. I was greeted with palm trees upon arrival, and being a Colorado native, anytime I see palm trees my mind thinks “hello vacation.” I had some time to kill before my room was ready, so I was able to walk over to the beach. My “beaches” in Colorado are sandy, but are man-made; so I’m always in awe of a
Almost 1 year ago today, I met a three year old who walked into my office with his mother. He had been receiving speech therapy since he was in early intervention. He had also been receiving private speech therapy from another office. Despite having no other co-morbid issues, he only had four words: Mama, O, Daddy, More. This child was probably one of the best and most adept mimes I
Would it surprise you then if I told you the prevalance rates for Down Syndrome are 1-2 children in every 1000 births. Sound familiar? Maybe that’s just because I just wrote that figure for CAS.