I am so excited to have probably my favorite person I know on social media I know with us today. His name is Mikey and he is admin to the page Mikey’s Wish – Verbal Dyspraxia Awareness. Mikey’s famous tagline is that himself and others with verbal dyspraxia/apraxia are “too cool to follow the neurotypical rule.” Mikey thank you so much for being here! For my readers who don’t know,
SLP Mommy of Apraxia/Dyspraxia/Dyslexia
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.
Are all reading disabilities then dyslexia? The short answer is no, but dyslexia is by far the most common reading disability and can manifest in varying severities.
Parents of children with special needs have to be the CEO, and there is LOT to manage.
Ashlynn just started her second grade year. At the end of first she basically made a full year’s worth of growth going from beginning Kinder reader to end of Kinder reader, but still couldn’t pass the last level. I put her in tutoring again, just like I had done the summer after her Kinder year; but this time it was 3x a week for 30-45 minutes. I saw so much