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What is Limb Apraxia?

Parent-friendly signs of verbal apraxia Parent-friendly signs of oral apraxia Parent-friendly soft signs 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,” referring to the arms …

A Reason to Know the Signs of Oral Apraxia

Parent-friendly signs of verbal apraxia Parent-friendly signs of oral apraxia Parent-friendly soft signs Parent-friendly signs of limb 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 …

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 one. Insurance companies’ representatives (like so many others) don’t always know what apraxia is and leap to …

ADHD and Speech

Since I list ADHD in my top ten reasons to celebrate the book, ‘The Late Talker‘, let’s concentrate on ADHD. Did you know in some samples those with a diagnosis of ADHD have “undiagnosed” speech and language disorders as high as 40% and 50% of the time? As a mom, I have personal experience ( …