States, counties and cities often issue “proclamations” to designate May 14th as Apraxia Awareness Day. Currently about 40 states have volunteers working to obtain proclamations. Click here for more information about getting a proclamation in your area!
- Write a “letter to the editor” to your local paper about Apraxia Awareness Month. We’ve created a sample letter to the editor for you to adapt as you see fit.
- Additional information about Apraxia Kids is available on our website at the Media Room.
- Request of to 25 of our brand new brochures FOR FREE. Our new print materials explain what is Childhood Apraxia of Speech, how our programs help support children with apraxia and how teachers can give a special introduction to CAS to their students.
- Distribute apraxia information in your community! Download our Apraxia Awareness Month post cards! Check back soon for more information about our newly redesigned and updated brochures!
- Plan an awareness event or organized a community fundraiser! Be the Voice in your community. Please click here to register your event with us so we can support your event!
- When you celebrate Apraxia Awareness Month at your school, work, church, or community event, please encourage everyone to wear blue in support of children with apraxia of speech! Make sure to take photos to share on social media!
- Print out our coloring pages! Coloring Page One | Coloring Page Two | Coloring Page Three
- Visit our Pinterest boards to get ideas about how to raise awareness in May!
- Our online store is the ONLY place to shop online where the proceeds of your purchase benefit children with apraxia of speech. Raise awareness by showing off your Apraxia Kids swag. Make sure we can see and amplify your awareness efforts by using #apraxiaawareness #apraxiakids
Every child deserves a voice, and your stories help give a voice to families affected by childhood apraxia of speech. For this year’s Apraxia Awareness Month, we want to share your stories with the world. If you are an apraxia blogger, advocate, or just someone with a story to tell, we need you!
Please submit stories between 500-1000 words via email to email@example.com. You may include a photo of your child, and provide any information about yourself, your blog, or your website separately – please do not include links in your story. Selected stories will be posted on our website and featured on our social media during the month of May.
Parents or teachers can read the book I Want To Be Your Friend or keep an eye out for our upcoming brochure about classmates and friends of children with apraxia
- Join our awareness community for ideas and to share your awareness efforts!
- Share your story on social media using #apraxiakids and #apraxiaawareness to help spread the word!
- Change your cover image to our official Apraxia Awareness Month banner!