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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

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

Late Talker vs. Apraxia-A Garden of Stories

Subject: my apraxic son My name is Gerri and I live in Yarmouth Maine. A friend of mine recently sent me an article from the Star Ledger highlighting your son’s disability. Until recently, we lived in Chatham, NJ…. Read More

Editorial Opinion – "Work With Your Child"

By Lisa and Glenn Geng I know you have heard this statement before, and if you didn’t, you will, many times. It is always important to “work” with your child even if he or she does not have… Read More

To the heroes, starting or running a support group for apraxia

Cherab Foundation would like to applaud and encourage the heroes: The people who step forward to start or run a support group for apraxia! Because of these people, parents and professionals can gain personal support and information, which… Read More

Success Stories

Many parents who have young children diagnosed with apraxia worry about their child’s future. You can help to inspire and raise hope by sharing your success story. Please email your success stories. The families on this page have… 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

Silent No More

Message from the President, Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Association Silent No More he spoke to me yet he was utterly silent mute, soundless, wordless he was the most quiet child (a very powerful quiet) at the same time, he was… Read More

Our Fourth Child

Written by Susan Loyd* “Thoughts from a mom with 4 special needs kids” Our fourth child was going to be normal. I just knew it after all our other three children were neurologically impaired and no way would… Read More