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CASANA Childhood Apraxia of Speech - Family Start Guide

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Childhood Apraxia of Speech: Family Start Guide

The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America CASANA has an excellent guide on Starting Out for Families with Children with Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Among the topics covered are:
  • Introduction
  • What is Childhood Apraxia of Speech?
  • How Is CAS Different Than A Speech Delay?
  • How Is CAS Diagnosed?
  • At What Age Can A Child Be Diagnosed with CAS?
  • What Kind of Help Will My Child Need?
  • How Will My Child Do Over Time? Will My Child Speak Normally?
  • Feelings, Emotions, and Coping
  • Arranging for Speech Therapy
  • Education and Your Child With CAS
  • Educational Placement and Your Child with CAS
  • Academics, Learning and Your Child With CAS
  • Advocating for Your Child with CAS
  • Conclusion

Read the CASANA Family Start Guide Here

Featured Organization: The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA)

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