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What is Childhood Apraxia of Speech?

10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Parent strategies to promote speech and language in the pre-verbal child with Apraxia or suspected Apraxia of Speech.

Experience is the Key Architect of the Brain in Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Book Ideas:

David Goes to School
The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything
I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bell
I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie
The Gingerbread Man
The Jacket I Wear in the Snow
There was a Cold Lady Who Swallowed Some Snow
Pete the Cat

For activities:
Baking with Speech and Language
Hopscotch
Magnet Clips
Post it Note speech
Self-Esteem and Confidence
Speech Sound Boxes
Speech/Language with Christmas Chains

Games to get stimulate repetitive practice:

Don’t Spill the Beans
Don’t Break the Ice
Feed The Snowman
Honey Bee Tree
Jumpin Monkeys
Tumblin Monkeys

 

If you have found this blog looking for success stories, here are a few to share from my daughter’s experiences so far:

First week of Pre-K; Putting words together; Ashlynn’s at four words update!Struggles make victory that much sweeter; She’s eating meat!; and we are jumping; Jumping on the bed; Tellme she’s happy for the first time; Play boats with daddyAshlynn sings her ABC’s; Lessons from a tricycle; First compound sentence; First compound sentence! She sings Happy Birthday Song; First novel prayer; First trick or treat; Talking to Santa, Heart of Gold, First favoriteTo say your name, My Apraxia Star Sparkled at her First Walk, Working out of the apraxia tunnel, Wait, is she the…..R word?, Can you have a talent if you have global apraxia?, Christmas 2014 updates (Ashlynn 5 years)

I posted app reviews in the top tab, but you can find them here:
App reviews

For research articles:
PROMPT training
Overview of Motor based speech interventions

Professional Presentation for Metro Speech and Language Symposium in Denver Colorado 2014.
Importance of Differential Dx and Tx in CAS

Professional Presentation for Metro Speech and Language Symposium in Denver, Colorado 2015
Therapy Techniques, Strategies, and IEP Goals for Children with Childhood Apraxia of Speech

 

 

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