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Apraxia Monday: Help! My Kid has a New SLP…

By Leslie Lindsay It happened to us.  We were all set to go back to school year before last.  We had an IEP in place for speech, a school, and a teacher-SLP team we were familiar with.  The backpack was packed, the school supplies purchased, and the 1st day of school outfit layed out. It’s not so ominous.  But the thing is: what I had perceived to be a “good start to a new school year” turned out to be a slight disappointment.  We no longer had the same SLP at the school level.  “Sure, I can be flexible,” I sighed.  The new SLP just happend to be beautiful and young and chirpy.  I cringed.  Really?!  Does she know what we have been dealing with?  Does she know that we had a good SLP that we were familar with and had a good repoire with my daughter? After about two weeks of  being in school that year, the chirpy SLP who looked all of 12 years old approached me and said,  “I think I’d like to …