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Fast facts on IEPs

The following facts are intended to help guide you as you approach working with school personnel to develop or revise the IEP for your child: As a parent, you should be included in IEP meetings as an equal… Read More

Writing Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) For Success

Writing Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) For Success Barbara D. Bateman, Ph.D., J.D. Secondary Education and Beyond Learning Disabilities Association 1995 (currently out of print) Article Outline I. Introduction II. Developing the IEP III. Transition Planning I. INTRODUCTION The post-school success rates… Read More

Why Early Intervention?

Why Early Intervention when he’s just a late talker? “We now know the earlier the intervention, the better the brain can reorganize.” Today, parents are generally told to look for signs of delay early, even in a baby’s… Read More

Dru Showers Memorial Gift

Dru Showers was a rare light who devoted her life to helping bring a voice to children with apraxia and other impairments, through her work as a PROMPT certified speech language pathologist for Let’s Talk Speech and Language Services… Read More

Daymien Manus 10th Birthday Invite

“He keeps asking me why everybody hates him.  When Daymien asked for a party this year I was thinking no, not again.” ~ Stephanie Manus Saturday, August 29 , 2015 at 12:00pm – 4:00pm 2426 Fishburn Park Brambleton Ave… Read More

Camden’s Birthday Party Brings Worldwide Awareness For Apraxia Which Started In a Cherab Support Group Message

Camden said the day after the party to his mom“Mama this has been the second best day of my life building Legos with you, my best day was yesterday.” Camden’s birthday party has been the most awareness for… Read More

Apraxia Research Survey

Thank you everyone for your active participation in this survey -we’ve had hundreds of people respond within just 2 days, and the survey is now closed! In fact so many people responded that they thought it was a… Read More

Therapeutic Use Of Fish Oil for Apraxia, Autism and Other Communication Impairments

“Every so often, scientists really do discover a substance of transformative power, one with the ability to cure the previously incurable and improve the quality of life for the rest of us. Omega-3 fatty acids — a component… Read More

Communication Disorders and Social Security Benefits

By Molly Clarke writer for the Social Security Disability Help blog Communication is a vital part of human life. We use communication to interact, learn, and develop. When a child’s ability to communicate is compromised, he or she may… Read More

Horns as therapy tools By Sara Rosenfeld-Johnson MS CCC-SLP

Sara Rosenfeld-Johnson M.S., CCC/SLP is on the advisory board for the Cherab Foundation “Horns as therapy tools”, By Sara Rosenfeld-Johnson, M.S.,CCC-SLP Published in ADVANCE Magazine May 31, 1999 and “Straws as therapy tools”, By Sara RosenfeldJohnson, M.S.,CCC-SLP, Published in… Read More