Famous Faces Walk for Apraxia in L.A’s Walk to Talk!

By Laura Smith|November 7, 2017|Apraxia, apraxia blog, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Uncategorized|

It almost seems crazy now, but just 3 years ago Apraxia didn’t have a face. There was not ONE well known person who had fought apraxia and overcome.  I was an SLP before my daughter was born and I can tell you after she was diagnosed, even though I was an SLP, the fear, worry, and guilt that gripped me hung onto me and wouldn’t let me go. It haunted

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First annual Apraxia Awareness Day! What it means to me as a mom and SLP

By Laura Smith|May 14, 2013|Childhood Apraxia of Speech|

I never thought when I was going through school to be a speech/language pathologist, or when I became a speech/language pathologist, that I would one day have a child who would have apraxia. It’s funny, because before I had Ashlynn, I was still drawn to the disorder. I was highly disappointed about the information that was available on it in graduate school. I think I have a packet of maybe

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