If you are new to the diagnosis of Childhood Apraxia of Speech no doubt you find yourself “here” in order to educate yourself and learn how to help children with CAS as they grow and develop. We have created this guide especially for you. There is much to know about Childhood Apraxia of Speech and as one who is just starting to learn, it can feel especially overwhelming. Your Family Start Guide was developed as a first “primer” for parents about this speech disorder.
In a few short pages, we will be sharing information about the topics that are the most pressing and frequently asked questions for parents and families of newly diagnosed children. You will learn:
What is Childhood Apraxia of Speech? How is CAS diagnosed? What will help a child with CAS? Who will pay for the help needed? Will my child ever speak “normally”? Will he/she face other challenges? How will I know how to help my child?… AND – MUCH more.
So, if you came to learn about childhood apraxia of speech and the children affected by this speech disorder, you are in the best place possible!