Speech Apraxia and How Sign Language Changed Our World

Our son has been diagnosed with Speech Apraxia for about a year now. It has once again changed our lives – in a different way.  For those who don’t know what speech apraxia is, Speech Apraxia is a motor speech disorder. […]

Pediatric stroke, hemiplegic cerebral palsy, and Easter baskets

Kind of an unusual title, I know.  What’s the connection between hemiplegic cerebral palsy, pediatric stroke, and Easter baskets? I’ll paint the picture for you. Lots of kids in lots of places will be hunting Easter eggs this weekend.  Pretty […]

Lunch Trays, Milk Cartons, and Kindergarten: One handed

I have a year before my son, who has left hemiplegia, starts all day kindergarten, and I’ve recently been having an anxiety attack about him having to carry a lunch tray, open a carton of milk, cut up his own […]