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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

Help Little Tadgh

A Mom’s Cry For Help For Her Son Most of us sit at our computers, on our phones, on our tablets, with our normal functioning fingers, hands, arms, elbows, shoulders and knees; tapping our functioning feet; sipping, chewing,… Read More

Late Talker Handout

  Is Your Child A Late Talker? · Are they quiet? · Seem shy? · Not talking like their peers? · Allow you or siblings to speak for them? · Do you wonder why? Your baby’s babbling and… Read More

Normal Language Milestones – Clues of a Possible Problem

Is Your Child A Late Talker? · Are they quiet? · Seem shy? · Not talking like their peers? · Allow you or siblings to speak for them? · Do you wonder why? Your baby’s babbling and toddlers… Read More

The Differences Between Apraxia and Aphasia

Reprinted with permission from the Augusta Free Press, article by Chris DeWald http://augustafreepress.com/2009/09/22/chris-dewald-aphasia-and-apraxia-the-same-but-different/ Chris DeWald | Aphasia and apraxia: The same, but different September 22, 2009 Trying to decipher and also remembering the difference is close to knowing… Read More

What is Limb Apraxia?

by Moira Kowalczyk, Pediatric Occupational Therapist (OT) Many children with verbal apraxia do NOT have limb apraxia, but it’s always important to have a knowledgeable professional diagnose your child. “Overall apraxia” is often referred to as “limb apraxia,”… Read More

Parent Friendly Signs of Verbal Apraxia

See also: A Reason to Know the Signs of Oral Apraxia … from a parent Written By Lisa Geng in 2000 My son Tanner was diagnosed with both severe oral as well as verbal apraxia, but each child… Read More

A Reason to Know the Signs of Oral Apraxia

By Lisa Geng, a parent of two (beautiful) late talkers, (one with apraxia) Founder and President of two nonprofits for children with communication impairments, Children’s Apraxia Network, and the Cherab Foundation , Co-Founder of Speechville.com, and Co-Author of… Read More

Quotes that May Help With Insurance Submissions For Apraxia

Below are some quotes and links that might help with the insurance submissions. If you receive a denial, hang in there — it’s common. Get the insurance company’s reasons for the denial and refute the reasons one by… Read More

Possible Oral Apraxia or Oral Motor Warning Signs

There are two types of oral motor problems. Oral Apraxia is a disorder where the child, who typically is a “late talker” is unable to coordinate and/or initiate movement of their jaw, lips and tongue (articulators) on command…. Read More