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Celebrate a day for differences


May 14, 2021

There is a day for most everything now – if you visit, you’ll see that today, Friday, is National Buttermilk Biscuit Day, National Dance Like a Chicken Day, National Underground America day and National Decency Day. It is also Apraxia Awareness Day.

Count from 1 to 10 as fast as you can. Now switch the numbers 4 and 8 and see how fast you can count. For people with verbal apraxia, that is how it feels to talk. There is a motor mapping issue in the brain that makes expressive language difficult. People with apraxia can understand everything you say, but a lot of brain...

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