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The Latest News, Events, and Information on or Related to Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Mia, 7, Wants to Learn and Play but Instead She is Locked in Her Silent Prison
Mia’s story illustrates the human cost of budget cuts for special needs provision in the U.K., while the numbers of children with speech and language needs has reportedly grown by 25% in the last five years. The Guardian – The Northerner Blog – April 11, 2013, By Ann Czernik

Top 10 Most Ridiculous Comments Heard at an IEP Meeting – National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities – By Dennise Goldberg

What is it like to have an Auditory Processing Disorder? – LD Online – March 2013

IEP FAQs Pop-Up: Developing Your Child’s IEP – Present Levels, Goals & Services, Accommodations – Wrightslaw 

Income Tax Deductions for Children with Special Needs – AbilityPath.org – By Barbara Streett


 

CASANA Needs Your Vote – Apraxia Awareness Day T-shirt Logo
Help us choose which LOGO to use for our Apraxia Awareness Day t-shirts and other items! To VOTE, please visit our Apraxia Awareness Day Event page and select which logo option you like best. Voting ends on FRIDAY, APRIL 12 at 3:00 PM US/EDT! VOTE! Apraxia-KIDS Facebook – Published April 11, 2013, Apraxia Awareness Day Event Page

Chandler Speech-Language Pathologist  Organizes Walk to Raise Apraxia Awareness
Apraxia specialist, Lynn Carahaly, M.A., CCC-SLP, is on a mission to raise public awareness on behalf of Arizona families raising children with a rare speech disorder: Childhood Apraxia of Speech. PressDoc – April 10, 2013, CASANA PressRoom   

O’Neils Autobody Facebook Contest – VOTE for CASANA – O’Neil’s Autobody Facebook Page – Published April 2013

2013 National Conference on CAS Speaker/ Session Spotlight: A Walk Through the IEP: An Overview of Special Education Law and CAS, presented by Gillian Green, JD – Apraxia-KIDS.org, April 10, 2013

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

April 13, 2013 – 4th Annual South Jersey Walk for Children with Apraxia of Speech

April 25, 2013 – Charlotte, NC Apraxia 101: A Parent Seminar on Childhood Apraxia of Speech – presented by Sharon Gretz, M.Ed., CASANA Executive Director and Founder

April 20, 2013 – Utah Walk for Children with Apraxia of Speech

April 20, 2013 – Phi Sigma Pi 5k Fun Run/Walk for Children with Apraxia of Speech

April 21, 2013 – Staten Island Speaks Up! 2013 Walk for Children with Apraxia of Speech

April 23 or 26, 2013 – Webinar – Executive Functioning: Helping Children to Plan to Succeed – presented by Ruth Stoeckel, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, international presenter on CAS and CASANA Professional Advisory Board Member

April 27, 2013 – Arizona Walk for Children with Apraxia of Speech

May 3, 2013 – Albuquerque, New Mexico Apraxia Workshop – Childhood Apraxia of Speech: Comprehensive Assessment and Effective Treatment – presented by Margaret A. Fish, M.S., CCC-SLP, author of the book “Here’s How to Treat Childhood Apraxia of Speech” and CASANA Professional Advisory Board Member

May 5, 2013 – Greater Atlanta Area Walk for Children with Apraxia of Speech

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Register for the 2013 National Conference on Childhood Apraxia of Speech in Denver! 

CASANA will be holding it’s annual summer national conference in Denver, CO on July 11 – July 13, 2013!  The conference is open to parents and caregivers, speech-language pathologists, and other professionals. ASHA CEU’s will be offered. Download the official conference brochure today and REGISTER!

 

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