Posts Tagged: Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Superfoods / A Village

I started wondering if I should supplement Ruby’s diet with fish oil, or with some other Omega 3¬†supplement. I’ve known that some people supplement their children with apraxia with extra Omega 3 fatty acids for some time, and I’ve read

Superfoods / A Village

I started wondering if I should supplement Ruby’s diet with fish oil, or with some other Omega 3¬†supplement. I’ve known that some people supplement their children with apraxia with extra Omega 3 fatty acids for some time, and I’ve read

Three Things I Won’t Miss About Speech Therapy if My Daughter Ever Stops Needing It

1. Getting There (including, but not limited to, keeping a child who stumbles and falls regularly safe on a 12 foot wide subway platform with likely death beckoning from either side, and the friendly, thinly veiled amateur assessments conducted by

Three Things I Won’t Miss About Speech Therapy if My Daughter Ever Stops Needing It

1. Getting There (including, but not limited to, keeping a child who stumbles and falls regularly safe on a 12 foot wide subway platform with likely death beckoning from either side, and the friendly, thinly veiled amateur assessments conducted by

Why Did You Ask Me That?

This morning I got Ruby to school late, and chatted with the occupational therapist while Ruby joined a table of children making Valentines. The OT told me Ruby’s been doing better at practicing taking her clothes on and off, which

Why Did You Ask Me That?

This morning I got Ruby to school late, and chatted with the occupational therapist while Ruby joined a table of children making Valentines. The OT told me Ruby’s been doing better at practicing taking her clothes on and off, which

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