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Apraxia Monday: So this is Christmas

By Leslie Lindsay  (image source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/yarnattacks/5222187096/) Welcome to the last “Apraxia Monday” for the 2012 calendar year.  I hope it’s been a good one… As I was baking bread earlier today, this song by John Lennon was playing.  It’s twang and rhyme was a bit lolling and I found myself caught in an insightful moment.  “The near and the dear one…the old and the young…and what have you done?”  Chances are, if you are a parent of a child with CAS, then you have done a lot for your dear young one.  As you take a moment to reflect back on your child and his progress throughout the past year, what comes to mind?  The first time she got on the bus, turning to you to smile and wave one last time before the bus drove off? A break-through sound/word/phrase?  One year, for us it was the ST-blend.  What a fun accomplishment! When she recited her poem in language arts without a blip–gestures and props a plus. When he could finally request that he wanted …