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  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America Announces Research Grants

    (Pittsburgh, PA)—(October 31, 2012)—The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA), the only national non-profit public charity exclusively dedicated to the needs and interests of children with apraxia of speech and their families, has selected three proposals to receive funding through its Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) Research Grant Program. Childhood Apraxia of […]

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  • CASANA Awards Treatment Research Grant to Speech and Stuttering Institute in Toronto, Ontario

    Pittsburgh, PA, July 26, 2011—The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA), has awarded a Treatment Research Grant to Dr. Aravind Namasivayam of the Speech and Stuttering Institute in Toronto, Ontario, Canada for his proposal, “Exploring the Relationship Between Treatment Intensity and Treatment Outcomes for Children with Apraxia of Speech.” Other co-investigators on […]

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  • Parent Prospective: A Father’s Connection

    (Originally appeared in the Franziska Racker Centers‘ Winter 2011 Newsletter. Reprinted with permission.) From July 7-9, 2011, I was fortunate to have the opportunity to attend the National Conference on the Childhood Apraxia of Speech with the help of Racker Centers where my son has been receiving services. Before attending the conference, I knew very […]

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  • CASANA Awards Treatment Research Grant to Yale Univeristy/Haskins Laboratory

    Pittsburgh, PA, July 5, 2011—The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA), through its Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) Treatment Research Grant Program, has awarded Jonathan Preston, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, and Nicole Landi, Ph.D., on their collaborative proposal, Biofeedback Training for Children with Persisting CAS: Articulatory and Neural Changes. “There is substantial need for […]

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  • CASANA’s 2011 Advocate of the Year Award

    Pittsburgh, PA, July 1, 2011—Donna Lederman, M.A., CCC-SLP, will receive the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America’s (CASANA) Advocate of the Year Award for her significant contributions, above and beyond what is required of her professional role as a speech-language pathologist. Ms. Lederman has affected positive change for numerous children with apraxia of […]

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  • 2011 National Conference – Unfolding Potential, Creating Possibilities

    Professionals & Parents Worldwide Expected to Attend the 2011 National Conference on Childhood Apraxia of Speech in San Diego, California Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 24, 2011—The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA) will host its 2011 National Conference on Childhood Apraxia of Speech in San Diego, California on July 7-July 9, 2011, at […]

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  • CASANA Awards Treatment Research Grant to University of New Mexico/PROMPT Institute

    Pittsburgh, PA, January 19, 2010—The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA), through its Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) Treatment Research Grant Program, has selected a collaborative proposal from Philip Dale, Ph.D., University of New Mexico and Deborah Hayden, MA, CCC-SLP, of the PROMPT Institute as recipient of its newest Treatment Research Award. […]

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