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 any challenges, but even more so if they do, especially the first 5 or 6 years of their life while their brain is still developing. The… Read More

The “Lellow” Breakthrough

From The LCP Solution book Dyspraxia/Apraxia Three-year-old Tanner, standing in the bathroom of his family’s New Jersey home picked up a pink comb, pointed to a yellow stripe that ran through it, and said, “Lellow.” It was the first ‘real’ word he had ever spoken and it came after just three weeks of supplementation. “I almost fell over,” says his delighted mother, Lisa Geng…. Read More

A Letter To Parents Who Have A Child That Is A Late Talker First Written 7/4/00 and Update from 10/03

Acknowledgment from The Late Talker book: “”…Thanks to my two boys, Dakota and Tanner. Your communication delays were a motivating wake-up call to do something to help both of you and others. Your success from early intervention is an inspiration, providing hope for all late talkers. Without you there would not have been a Cherab Foundation and the greater awareness of speech challenges that has helped so… Read More

An Advocate For A Little-Known Disorder

By Michelle Howe Star-Ledger Staff At Tanner Geng’s second birthday party, his parents, Lisa and Glenn, noticed there was something wrong with their son. “He wasn’t able to blow out the candles on his birthday cake and he couldn’t purse his lips to blow. It was a real wake-up call for us,” Lisa Geng said. In addition, Tanner had a speech problem. At first,… Read More

“Unlocking the Words: Helping children with apraxia”

From: Under the Umbrella Fall/Winter 1999 Children’s Specialized Hospital At two years of age, Tanner Geng of Warren was unable to blow out the candles on his birthday cake. “He couldn’t purse his lips to blow. His face was very round and he was not expressive.” said his mother Lisa. For Lisa Geng and her husband, Glenn, it was a major tip off that something was… Read More