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  • Apraxia Mom To Apraxia SLP
    by Lisa Geng on April 11, 2019 at 9:54 pm

    For me, speech therapy is personal. Cheryl Rowan MA, CCC-SLP, Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist When my middle son was diagnosed with Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) in 2001, I was stunned. At that time, I was not a speech-language pathologist (SLP), so I didn’t know anything about this diagnosis, what therapy would look like, how my...Read More » […]

  • My Quiet Boy
    by Lisa Geng on March 27, 2019 at 5:11 pm

    My Journey from Practitioner to Parent to Advocate Looking back on this journey, I recall the many times I heard, “he will be fine” or “just wait and see, he will talk when he is ready” or “he doesn’t feel the need to talk because you are talking for him”. I don’t think people were...Read More » […]

  • My Jack-Attack: An Apraxia Journey
    by Lisa Geng on March 17, 2019 at 2:35 am

    “I had feared the worst with his diagnosis including apraxia and sensory processing disorder but he is proving to me that he is one happy, very smart, successful child. ” Anne Reed, Jack’s mom, studied Psychology at Harvard University and formerly worked in Neurology research at Massachusetts General Hospital. My beautiful, loving and active son,...Read More » […]

  • Let’s Talk About Poop
    by Lisa Geng on March 4, 2019 at 3:13 am

    “Everybody looks at their poop.”  ~Oprah Winfrey Perhaps as a mom who runs a nonprofit for children where poop is a common conversation, it’s not a big deal for me.  But I know it’s not like that for most so I’m going to make it easy for you and we are going to talk in...Read More » […]

  • Apraxia: A Word That Changed My World
    by Lisa Geng on March 3, 2019 at 9:10 pm

    The following is the first of a guest blog series by members of the nonprofit Cherab Foundation. “When he got sick, it was hard because he couldn’t tell us what hurt or how bad it hurt.” ~Maria Apraxia… A word that changed my world, but it also gave me answers. It gave a name to...Read More » […]