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.
The apraxia conference is ALWAYS emotional, inspiring, overwhelming and amazing. This is my 3rd, and I can say I am still pretty tired and exhausted by the end. This year it seemed I was busy on all the breaks, but it’s a good busy. This is my passion and this is where I belong. During a couple breaks, I signed up to do the “SLP Is In” booth, which is
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
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.
“That’s not acceptance, that’s discrimination.” I watched a fellow apraxia mom say this today while she wiped tears from her eyes. Why? Well, she was looking at a beautiful newspaper article in the Valley Breeze that she bought special. She knew it featured her seven year old son who threw out a first pitch along with two other children that day, and couldn’t wait to see his picture and read