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  • CASANA Announces 2017 iPads for Apraxia Application

    We are now accepting applications for the 2017 iPads for Apraxia program!  In this program, qualified children with a diagnosis of apraxia of speech are provided with iPads and protective cases in order to assist with speech practice; use as a communication tool, incentive and educational support. The program, in its sixth year, was created […]

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  • Building Speech: A Tool for Strategizing Success

    Building Speech & Quantifying Complexity™ is a toolkit created and developed by Kathy Jakielski, Ph.D., CCC-SLP. Kathy Jakielski, Ph.D., CCC-SLP started working with children with severe speech sound disorders over thirty years ago. She’s worked for private practices; public schools; acute, rehabilitation, and psychiatric hospitals; and university clinics; and now works as a full-time faculty […]

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  • CASANA Announces New SLP Directory: Helping Parents to Locate Experienced Professionals

    CASANA is pleased to announce our new online SLP Directory!  The new directory on our Apraxia-KIDS.org website is designed to allow parents and caregivers of children with apraxia of speech to locate speech-language pathologists in their area that have expertise in treating childhood apraxia of speech. Because CAS is relatively rare, we know that not all […]

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  • CASANA Seeks Candidates for Marketing and Development Committee Membership

    CASANA improves the systems of support in the lives of children with apraxia of speech by providing information, support and awareness; educating families, professionals and community members; and supporting and funding apraxia research. The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2000, seeks volunteer board committee members to […]

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  • CASANA’s Online Store For Your Holiday Shopping!

    Very limited quantities of our 2016 Holiday Ornament are still available! This is a gift for everyone who cares about a child with apraxia!   And don’t forget about rest of CASANA’s Online Store for your holiday shopping! We have a huge selection of apraxia related items like CDs and DVDs, books, jewelry, and streaming online […]

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  • 2016 Holiday Apraxia Ornament & Other Special Gifts

    This year’s apraxia ornament sends its special message in bronze with Swarovski crystals. Limited quantities of our 2016 Holiday Ornament are now available. This is a gift for everyone who cares about a child with apraxia!   Several brand new pieces of apraxia jewelry are available just in time for the holiday season!

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  • CASANA issues 2016 Request for Research Applications

    CASANA has released its 2016 Request for Applications (RFA) for high quality, relevant research projects related specifically to CAS.  Interested researchers should download the RFA and carefully review, responding in a timely manner for deadlines which include: Letter of intent no later than August 31, 2016 Submission no later than October 31, 2016 DOWNLOAD 2016 […]

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  • Apraxia Awareness Day Proclaimed in the Congressional Record

    (Washington, DC) Friday, May 13 – Today, the Honorable Keith Rothfus (Pennsylvania) recognized Childhood Apraxia of Speech and Apraxia Awareness Day in front of the United States House of Representatives. In his remarks, Congressman Rothfus stated, “Children with apraxia and their families confront tremendous obstacles with determination and persistence. To all the families and children living […]

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