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Circle Of Friends

“I then let them know that Scooby Doo doesn’t talk like everyone else -“but he’s lots of fun and a cool dude to hang out with right?” Description of a “Circle of Friends“ If your child has or… Read More

Writing Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) For Success

Writing Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) For Success Barbara D. Bateman, Ph.D., J.D. Secondary Education and Beyond Learning Disabilities Association 1995 (currently out of print) Article Outline I. Introduction II. Developing the IEP III. Transition Planning I. INTRODUCTION The post-school success rates… Read More

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

  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. My son, Brian,… 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 Parent-friendly signs of oral apraxia Parent-friendly soft signs Parent-friendly signs of limb apraxia … from a parent Written By Lisa Geng in 2000 My son Tanner was… Read More

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… Read More