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Looking for the correct medical recommendation for nutritional assessment 
Where would I go, who would I see, to have my child nutritionally and metabolically assessed? I would like to see where she may be lacking nutritionally …

new 
Hi, My name is Nancy & my son is 2 1/2 his name is max he has been is speech for a little over a month , he doesn't complete words or put two words together. …

Efalex/Nutriiveda?? 
Hi all, Has anyone tried Efalex and/or Nutriiveda for speech delayed or apraxic child? Any success? my email is Bobbysvoice@yahoo.com. Thanks Diana …

Grandparent 
Where do I find somebody who can help me get more information about apraxia? I did not think my grandson had apraxia.

A Positive Ending 
My story started in 1990. My youngest child, Michael, was two years old and could only say Mama and 'ba' which meant both bye' and ball. At one time …

Aunt and care giver 
My nephew is 3 years old, born premature by 4 weeks, has several delays, crawling, walking, sitting up, rolling over, etc. He has been getting OT PT since …

Resturant madness 
Obviously with apraxia children tend to get aggravated easier, however, in resturants it's unbearable. He wants to get up and when I tell him no he screams …

Apraxia and Grand Mal seizures- Mommy support 
Hi I am Amie, mother of 4. Trying to start a blog for support. My 2 year old has been diagnosed with Apraxia 2 weeks ago. Cognitively he is very smart …

Our silent Sawyer 
Our son is 2 and a half, recently diagnosed with apraxia. He has been in therapy for 6 months but has made no real progress. We are starting to see some …

new to this 
just found out my son Elijah(2 1/2) has it and we are currently in the process of setting up everything we can to help him. To be quite honest we are …

Alissa 
Hello My son was just diagnosed with severe apraxia. My therapist doesn't believe in the listening theory. I really am happy with my therapist but …

Mom, Special Education Teacher 
My son is 2 and was just diagnosed with Apraxia today. I teach students with special needs all the time, and thought my family was immune to it. I want …

Puerto rico needs more apraxia services 
i have a 6 years old boy that have apraxia but here we dont have the tools to help him. He understand and speak most words in english than spanish. I need …

POTTY TRAINING  
MY GRANDSON IS THREE AND HAS VERBAL APRAXIA ANY SUGGESTIONS ON HOW TO POTTY TRAIN WIL BE GREATLY APPRECIATED

Grandmother has questions 
I think my granddaughter may be one of those children whose diagnosis may not follow "normal" pattern of any of the numerous speech/language/perception/socialization …

Boxermom 
My almost three year old son has been in speech therapy since he was thirteen months old. He had ear tubes placed in last year and then had his frenulum …

Granny Smith 
My grandson just turned 4 and has been diagnosed with apraxia. He has been in therapy since age one. He is in daycare and preschool now. His parents …

Paying for therapy 
My daughter's speech therapist just recommended that she starts seeing her twice a week. I replied, "That would be great who is going to pay for it?" I …

Apraxia and Preschool 
My son is 3 1/2 and was diagnosed with apraxia when he was 2. He's currently receiving speech therapy and is making some progress. His SLP thinks he …

Therapists unwilliing to diagnose Apraxia 
My daughter turned 3 in September and has been receiving speech therapy twice a week for about a year. I've seen some progress - sometimes it's steady, …

About SPEAK 
Hi, my grandson is 3.2 years old and has apraxia. When I read about SPEAK I immediately ordered it because it had very good reviews but now I'm confused …

Need help  
My son Patrick has childhood apraixa I found out at age 4. He's in kindergarten now age 6 and they say he has austim and PDD. He's in iep half day and …

Mother of little girl with apraixa 
Is there any particular school that specializes in apraxia? We are very concerned about whether to send our 5 yr old little girl to public school or not. …

My Jesi Joe  
My son Jesi Joe is my youngest child. He will be three in January. He was premature, born at 34 weeks, his lungs were undeveloped, and barely even weighted …

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Kindergartener Child 
Hello I'm Andrea Jinks and I have a 5 year old with childhood apraxia. We have finish the first nine weeks of kindergarten and there are some concerns …

Recently diagnosed at age 6 
My son was diagnosed this summer (2011) with verbal apraxia. He suffered from ear infections since the age of 4 months. Tubes were placed at 15 months. …

Xavi'smummy 
Hi, I hope it's ok to write here without a proper diagnosis, but i really believe my son has apraxia. he is 2 years one month and finally we have been …

speech therapist in minneapolis mn 
Am trying to find an excellent speech therapist that specilizes a lot with aprexia. Any recommendations? Child is 3 years old. Has been in speech therapy …

Apraxia and sound sensitivity 
My son is turning 3 next month and has extreme sound sensitivity. He covers his ears all the time even with a fan on, t.v. a little loud, etc. He doesn't …

Teri Dunn, parent 
My name is Teri Dunn and I am the parent of a daughter with down syndrome 7 1/2 with verbal apraxia. She has some sounds and some words but she tends …

Concerned Dad 
My son is 3 years old and his speach therapist is pretty sure he has apraxia. He is now in the Early Steps program and is adjusting to the routine. No …

Apraxia, Dyspraxia and soon to be ADD or AHDH  
Brooke will be 6 years old on March 15th and it was suggested today at her IEP that she might also have add or adhd. she has been in ST since 2.5 yrs old …

Apraxia questions from Worried Mother 
My son is 3 years old. He was a planned c section and had no trama at birth or since birth. He hit beginning milestones on time. But, at 1 he was not walking …

6 Year old not making progress 
"Our daughter Isabella is our first-born child. She has 4 other brothers and sisters, none of whom have any speech issues so far. I remember being told …

Stacia - 2 1/2 year old diagnosed with apraxia 
My youngest of 3 was just diagnosed with Apraxia. He is 2 1/2 and will be three on October 30, 2010. He has most sounds, but can not put them together. …

My little man 
My older son, Dylan has not been officially diagnosed yet, but all the signs point to Apraxia. I have been doing lots of research and working one on one …

Twin Apraxia...Help! 
I have 3 1/2 year old twin boys. I was always concerned about their speech because they never babbled or even tried to talk. At their two year check-up …

HELP 
I am a mother of a 4 year old boy. He was diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum in 08, speech delay, global delays such as fine and gross motor. He has …

Question about music teacher 
My daughter with apraxia is in the 2nd grade at school, where she is doing well with the exception of music class. Last week after school she was crying …

About fish oils... 
In response to Jana, we are trying the Speak supplements as well. So far, in our experience, it's been amazing. If your child's Dr. is worried about the …

Grandparents Claim Against Sign Language 
We are having an extremely difficult time with my parents (my mother and stepfather). I have a 6 year-old with severe verbal apraxia and a nearly 3 year-old …

Help Please 
My grandson, Sean, is going on 4 years old and has been attending the 3-5 programs for children. He is not autistic, but he has a limited vocabulary, …

Apraxia 
Hi my son has Apraxia Childhood Disorder and I don't know if group therapy will actually help him. The district said it would. Should I request another …

Janet W. 
My son Nicholas was dx with verbal apraxia. He currently is with EI in western ny and will be transitioning to the school district at the end of this year. …

"SPEAK" by Nourishlife  
I recently purchased the omega supplement with vitamin E called SPEAK. I showed it to my son's doctor and he said that the amount of vitamin E in it could …

Mother of a 4 year old just diagnosed w/ apraxia  
Hi, have a 4 year old little girl who was just diagnosed w/ apraxia. I guess I can say that I am a little relieved to have an answer to some of my questions …

SUPPLEMENTS AND STUFF 
Has anyone tried TMG (Trimethylglycine) with Folic Acid and B-12? I use ProEFA for my son and I'm ready to try some more things on top of the EFA's. …

OPINIONS NEEDED 
My husband and I are depserately trying to figure out what is best for our little one! We have a very serious shortage of speech therapists in Helena, …

any hope of getting over apraxia,if so how long? 
A little background...I have 3 almost 4 year old who was diagnosed officially over a year ago. He also has autism. He has been getting speech therapy …

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34 month old diagnosed with Apraxia 
I have a 3 year old (Feb 2009) Who was just diagnosed with Apraxia. I have had her in the program early intervention and I was seeing no progress at all. …

Susan TenEyck 
I have a five-year-old son with Apraxia of Speech (severe). He is verbal, even though unintelligible. We have found that sign language is extremely helpful …

Frustration without the understanding 
My Son was recently diagnosed with Apraxia. He has had numerous testing done. Diagnosed with Add (his sister has ADHD). I am not against medication as …

Help I'm new at this Not rated yet
My Daughter 10 year old she has Serve apraxia speech. I didn't found out until 8 year old she went to doctor after doctor nobody tell me anything and her …

Niviah 09 Not rated yet
I like your page because this diagnose of apraxia has been a challenge to our family. She is a twin and she is the one that is suffering from it. Her …

Just found out!!! Not rated yet
Hi, My granddaughter Ariana will be 4 in Feb. My son called me awhile ago and told me that Ariana has Apraxia. I read about this on Pinteret last year …

Looking for Speech Therapist in Miami, FL Not rated yet
Does anyone know a good speech therapist in Miami, FL who specialized in Apraxia for my 4.5 year-old daughter? Thanks

Brandy-mom Not rated yet
I have a little girl that is 4 years old that was diagnosed with apraxia at age of three. She attends a special needs preschool and recieves thearpy there …

LOOKING FOR SUPPORT IN TWIN CITIES AREA Not rated yet
My son is 3 years old and has CAS. I am looking to connect with another mother of a boy with CAS in the Twin Cities area. I cannot find any support groups …

Mum of Samuel in Australia Not rated yet
My 3 y.o. son has just been diagnosed with Apraxia. Does anyone know of any support groups in Australia?

My Daughter Not rated yet
I have a 23 month old daughter who has been diagnosed with a rare brain disorder called polymicrogyria. Although this disorder can be very severe on a …

My daughter is suspected of Apraxia Not rated yet
My daughter is a twin, both have been in early intervention for last 6 months.. They are going to be 3 in november, my son is soaring , my daughter is …

long terms affects of apraxia Not rated yet
I have a 20 year old daughter in her sophmore year at college. She was diagnosed with developmental verbal apraxia when she was 3 years old and went through …

Over age 6? Not rated yet
Hello! I read a lot of stories here for young children with verbal apraxia and how they are doing... just wondering if there are any children OVER THE …

Efalex and ProEFA doses? Not rated yet
My 2.7 year old sweet son, Lance, has been diagnosed with apraxia. We have been doing speech therapy for 8 months, first at twice per week and then at …

Holidays can be therapeutic Not rated yet
Taking a break from therapy can raise guilty feelings for parents. However, we have decided to use our holiday time out of town, as a way for our 3.5 year …

mother of a beautiful apraxic 5 yr old  Not rated yet
Kathy, Your grandson sounds so much like my daughter a year ago. When you described how he said words and how they sounded, that's exactly how she would …

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