The Cherab Foundation is a worldwide nonprofit organization working to improve the communication skills, education, and advocacy of children on the neurological spectrum; with an emphasis on autism and verbal apraxia, a severe, neurologically-based communication disorder that used to be rare in pediatrics but has been on the rise within the past two decades.
Cherab Foundation is a small, grass roots nonprofit for children with neurological or genetic impairments that affect communication with a focus on autism and the rare orphan diagnosis apraxia. Our mission is providing evidence-based and integrative approaches to help our special children with therapy, testing, nutrition, socialization, and awareness, especially those that are at-risk in the US and the rest of the world, including low and middle-class countries. Without support, children in these situations are falling through the cracks in diagnosis, treatment, and then education and life.
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The Late Talker
What to do if Your Child Isn’t Talking Yet
By Marilyn Agin MD, Lisa Geng, and Malcolm J. Nicholl
The first book to show parents how to tell whether a child has a speech delay or a more serious speech disorder.
Every parent eagerly awaits the day his or her child will speak for the fist time. For millions of mothers and fathers, however, anticipation turns to anxiety when those initial, all-important words are a long time coming. Many worried parents are reassured that their child is “just a late talker,” but unfortunately, that is not always the case. Co-author Lisa Geng was one of those parents and she discovered that her children had serious speech disorders.
Balanced with a mother”s perspective and an acclaimed doctor”s experience, this book gives parents needed guidance on:
The warning signs of a serious speech disorder
Finding the right therapist for their child
Negotiating with school boards, teachers, and service providers
Exercises to do at home with a child.
Marilyn Agin MD is the medical director of the Early Intervention Program in New York City.
Lisa Geng is the founder and president of Cherab, a nonprofit organizations dedicated to children with speech difficulties, and co-founder of Speechville. She lives in Florida.
Malcolm J Nicholl is a former international journalist, and co-author of The LCP Solution. He lives in Del Mar, California.
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The Late Talker: What to Do If Your Child Isn’t Talking Yet
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