Category Archives: PRACTICE vs. APRAXIA

Time to Get Rough

The first time I became aware that one was not simply the kind of person who was capable of doing something, but rather went through the process of doing it, from scratch, without any pre-determined capacity, and thus became a

Time to Get Rough

The first time I became aware that one was not simply the kind of person who was capable of doing something, but rather went through the process of doing it, from scratch, without any pre-determined capacity, and thus became a

Work It Wednesday

In this house we are decidedly never WORDLESS. But, I want to play the picture game, so here’s WORK IT WEDNESDAY : This pizza video is a throwback…two years ago! The beginning of a love affair with mushrooms.

Work It Wednesday

In this house we are decidedly never WORDLESS. But, I want to play the picture game, so here’s WORK IT WEDNESDAY : This pizza video is a throwback…two years ago! The beginning of a love affair with mushrooms.

Anatomy of an IEP Meeting: Part 1

(I wrote this in the summer about Ruby’s IEP meeting at the end of pre-K. I sent it to the Motherlode blog of the NYT, and was rejected with the line, “sometimes things just don’t work out.” What better place

Anatomy of an IEP Meeting: Part 1

(I wrote this in the summer about Ruby’s IEP meeting at the end of pre-K. I sent it to the Motherlode blog of the NYT, and was rejected with the line, “sometimes things just don’t work out.” What better place

Speak for Yourself

I took a pretty big step today. My 5 year old daughter Ruby has Childhood Apraxia of Speech, which I think of as the most challenging element of her global apraxia, a developmental impairment that makes motor planning and coordination

Speak for Yourself

I took a pretty big step today. My 5 year old daughter Ruby has Childhood Apraxia of Speech, which I think of as the most challenging element of her global apraxia, a developmental impairment that makes motor planning and coordination