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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 Letter To Parents Who Have A Child That Is A Late Talker First Written 7/4/00

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 …

The potential role of fatty acids in developmental dyspraxia

The potential role of fatty acids in developmental dyspraxia – can dietary supplementation help? by Alexandra J. Richardson, D.Phil (Oxon), PCGE – Senior Research Fellow in Neuroscience, Mansfield College and University Lab. of Physiology, Oxford Developmental dyspraxia shows substantial overlap with other developmental conditions including dyslexia, ADHD and the autistic spectrum, both within individuals and …

Soft Signs of Apraxia

Parent-friendly signs of oral apraxia Parent-friendly signs of verbal apraxia Parent-friendly soft signs Parent-friendly signs of limb apraxia Parent-friendlyy signs of “soft signs”… from a parent Why More Should Know What Oral Apraxia Is Written By Lisa Geng as posted to the Cherab Foundation grouplist Other than not talking yet -you can look for any …

Have Questions about Late Talkers versus Apraxia?

Ask Our Developmental Pediatricians Participating Pediatricians: Marilyn Agin MD Neurodevelopmental pediatrician Marilyn Agin MD is the Medical Director for NYC Early Intervention -the largest of its kind in the USA. She is also the Co-Author with Lisa Geng and Malcolm NIcholl of The Late Talker book! Dr. Agin was our dynamic (standing room only) speaker for …

Apraxia -What’s That?

Answer from a developmental pediatrician Presented by Marilyn C. Agin , MD, Medical Director, New York City Early Intervention Program and Medical Director, Cherab Foundation Co-Author of The Late Talker book Presented at the First Apraxia Conference hosted by Cherab Foundation, July 23-24, 2001, Headquarters Plaza Hotel, Morristown, New Jersey and all presented at Research …

Signs of Apraxia… from a Speech Language Pathologist

Dear Parents; All these terms thrown at you and nowhere to go to get answers to your questions about your child’s diagnoses? Here are some critical differences that may help you to determine what, and if, your child is Verbally Apraxic. Your reports from therapists may contain the phrases in italics below. Your child may …