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Finding My Daughter's Voice

Georgia Kolias | Posted 01.26.2017 | Parents
Georgia Kolias

I don't know what her official diagnosis is or was - perhaps just a garden-variety speech delay with unknown causes. All I know is that when I see her stand up for herself and speak, asserting herself with a mighty roar, "You're not the boss of me!" my heart swells with relief, pride, love, and satisfaction.

Ronda Rousey’s Encouraging Words For Children With Speech Impediments

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 12.28.2016 | Sports

As a child, Ronda Rousey overcame childhood apraxia of speech (CAS), a motor speech disorder that makes it harder for kids to say sounds, syllables an...

June Is Aphasia Awareness Month: Learn About Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Laurie Levy | Posted 08.25.2014 | Impact
Laurie Levy

You may have heard of aphasia if you know someone who has had a stroke or brain injury. In public schools, how can we right the wrongs for children who can't even tell us they are happening?

What Is Special?

Meryl Hartstein | Posted 08.19.2013 | Parents
Meryl Hartstein

Did our world crumble? No. Did we lose faith? No. We pulled up our sleeves and did whatever we needed to do without looking at this as a negative. This child is a ray of light. A divine gift. An ever changing surprise.

Hearing Justin: A Boy with Autism Finds His Own Voice

Brett Ashley McKenzie | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Brett Ashley McKenzie

Using an alphabet letter board and electronic communication device, Justin spells out what he wants to say with his fingertips. I watched him move his little fingers gently from letter to letter.