Speaking of Apraxia PDF ePub eBook

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Speaking of Apraxia free pdf At last, a parents' guide to understanding, treating, and living with childhood apraxia of speech (CAS). Written in an empathic style by a parent who "has been there", this book offers hope and practical advice for parents of toddlers to teens with this neurologically-based motor speech disorder. Characterised by difficulties with planning and producing the complex set of movements necessary for intelligible speech, CAS can be a child's only diagnosis or can be accompanied by other special needs such as learning disabilities, Down syndrome, or autism. Parents and professionals will appreciate the author's clear explanations of everything from diagnosing CAS and working with speech-language pathologists (SLPs), to understanding how to distinguish it from other speech disorders, and getting appropriate early intervention and special education support. Drawing on the latest research, professionals' insights and her own and other parents' experience, the author covers these important topics: I: The Straight Scoop on Speech Basics -- CAS definition- An Overview of Speech

About Leslie A. Lindsay

Leslie Lindsay was formerly a Child and Adolescent Psychiatric nurse at the Mayo Clinic. She attended the University of Missouri-Columbia and earned a B.S.N. from the Sinclair School of Nursing with a minor in psychology. She and her family, including a daughter with CAS, live in suburban Chicago. She writes about a range of parenting issues at: leslie4kids.wordpress.com.

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Author : Leslie A. Lindsay
Publisher : Woodbine House Inc.,U.S.
Data Published : 12 May 2012
ISBN : 1606130617
EAN : 9781606130612
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 448 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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