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Apraxia Monday: Get Your Copy!!

By Leslie Lindsay It’s been a long time coming, but I am proud to announce that my book, “Speaking of Apraxia: A Parent’s Guide to Childhood Apraxia of Speech” is now available for pre-order on the Woodbine House website, http://www.woodbinehouse.com.  (book is actually due out in March 2012). Here’s a link to the book, http://www.woodbinehouse.com/main.asp_Q_product_id_E_978-1-60613-061-2 But let’s back the speech train up.  How did this happen?  And what is speech apraxia, anyway? For starters, I will tell you that this has not been an easy process.  Writing is hard.  Getting a publisher harder yet.  Writing and parenting a child with apraxia–the hardest. You see, my daughter and I have been on this journey of learning and getting through a complicated process together…she was battling with CAS (childhood apraxia of speech), and I battling the inner demons that go along with writing…Can I do this?  Will anyone care?  Can I secure a publisher?  You know, all of those self-deprecating thoughts: I’m no good.  This sucks.  I just want to toss my lap-top out the window.  Blah. …