SLP Mommy of Apraxia/Dyspraxia/Dyslexia
Ashlynn had oral surgery today to fix a ridiculously thick upper labial frenulum that was impacting her front teeth. I have anxiety. That’s no secret. I was pretty nervous. I had like every prayer warrior I could think of praying for her. It’s not that serious of a surgery in the grand scheme of things; but she was going to have to take a valium the night before, and then
Mr. B, here is your beautiful baby girl. My dad would say this to me EVERY birthday. I’m not exaggerating. I was born 10 year after my sister, and it wasn’t customary to hand the baby to the father so early; so when my parents had me and my dad held me for the first time, this phrase was forever burned into his mind. My due date was October 16th.
About a year ago I switched insurance from my husband’s to mine, in order to leave no stone left unturned. I know that kids with apraxia can have some sort of positive indicator on a brain MRI, or genetic marker. I had yet to do any of that testing, and so I decided this was the year to do it. My husband questioned why. Is there a reason to know?
Living in Denver, Colorado, there is a special needs summer camp called Adam’s Camp that has quite the positive reputation.