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  • 2014 Summer Camps for Speech, Language, and Communication

    In anticipation of the need for some parents to find appropriate summer camps for their children with apraxia, we have compiled a list of programs which may be appropriate for children with apraxia and related issues. We have only included camps that are holding sessions this summer.  They are listed in alphabetical order. If you […]

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  • Apraxia Support Groups – United States

    There are apraxia support groups for families and caregivers of children with apraxia, electronically and in some states.  Additionally, special topic groups for Apraxia also are listed at the end.  It can be comforting and empowering to know that you are not alone and that you can both give and receive help.  Please let us know […]

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  • Apraxia Support Groups – Canada

    There are local apraxia support groups for families and caregivers of children with apraxia in some areas. It can be comforting and empowering to know that you are not alone and that you can both give and receive help.  If you have a group to add or information to change, please contact us at […]

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  • Apraxia Support – International

    Please let us know of any support groups for Childhood Apraxia of Speech or parents of children with speech and language disorders in other international locations.  Send an email with the information to Australia Brisbane and Surrounding Areas Facebook Page: Verbal Dyspraxia Support Group for Bribane and Surrounding Areas Europe England AFASIC: Website provides […]

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  • Apraxia Professional Friends Directory 2012

      We are pleased to present the directory of our 2012 CASANA Apraxia Professional Friends! The professionals, companies and organizations included provide services or support to children with apraxia of speech or their families and have been generous donors and supporters. We thank them for their commitment to helping children with apraxia to “find their […]

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  • Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits for a Child with Apraxia

    Molly Clarke

    [This article originally appeared on the Activity Tailor blog and is used with permission of the author and blog owner, Kim Lewis.] If your child has speech apraxia – either as a primary condition or associated with another injury or illness – then he or she may be eligible to receive disability benefits through the […]

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  • Apps for Kids with Apraxia

    Many families are asking about tablet applications – “apps” –  specifically for childhood apraxia of speech.  Below you will find apps described as being for our kids with apraxia.  Please know that apps should be used with your supervision to support your child’s speech practice or to assist them in their communication attempts.  Some apps […]

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  • Questions and Answers About Starting a Parent Group

    Why start a parent group? One of the most important things you can do for yourself as a parent of a child with apraxia is connect with other parents. Other parents may have great insight into issues that are affecting you and your child right now, such as school districts, IEPs, and legislation, just to […]

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  • ASHA Technical Report on Childhood Apraxia of Speech

    This report is a comprehensive description and review of the current science and state of practice regarding childhood apraxia of speech. It concludes with recommendations from the ASHA Ad-hoc committee on CAS. This file is posted here with permission.  CAS_TECHNICAL_REPORT

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  • Canadian Resources for Childhood Apraxia of Speech (Oral Motor Disorders)

    National Links Provincial Resources and Links Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Northwest Territories Nova Scotia Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon National Links Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists – CASLPA Canadian Association for Young Children Canadian Institute of Child Health Canada Customs and Revenue Agency Information on medical […]

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