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  • How music lessons can improve language skills
    by Jolie Abreu on June 28, 2018 at 6:01 pm

    The power of sound, a therapy worth listening to I’ve shared a few times how my son Tanner Geng has developed an ecliptic love for music in the past few years, where outside of school he listens to music most times while doing homework, hanging out, or even all night long while sleeping.  But when...Read More » […]

  • Keep Calm And Carry On For Better Behaved Kids
    by Jolie Abreu on June 1, 2018 at 2:06 pm

    Study has implications for reducing harsh verbal parenting and poor child behavior.  Even though this study did not go into hereditary influence or influence from interaction; nature or nurture, or focus on the father, there are implications that the greater emotional control and problem-solving abilities a mother has, the less likely her children will develop...Read More » […]

  • How To Teach A Child With Apraxia To Ride A Bike
    by Jolie Abreu on May 23, 2018 at 3:59 pm

    How do you teach a child with apraxia to ride a bike?  The same way to get to Carnegie Hall. practice, practice, practice (plus a few more tips below) Question: I am wondering if anyone has some ideas that would help me teach my almost 7-year-old, Jaeden, to ride a bike. He has moderate-severe verbal...Read More » […]

  • Oral Based Hearing Impaired Schools
    by Jolie Abreu on May 1, 2018 at 10:35 pm

    Because schools for the hearing impaired, and in particular oral based schools for the hearing impaired, have been an appropriate preschool placement for so many with apraxia, the following list is being shared which was available online through the Oberkotter Foundation to around 2014.  From this list my son Tanner attended preschool at the Summit Speech School...Read More » […]

  • Be Part Of The Late Talker Book Sequel
    by Jolie Abreu on April 26, 2018 at 5:33 pm

    I am Lisa Geng, mom of 2 boys that were both late talkers, Founder and President of the 501c3 Cherab Foundation, and coauthor of The Late Talker book.  I’m currently working with a team doing some research for a sequel book to The Late Talker and will be sending out a series of short surveys to...Read More » […]