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Apraxia Has Given...

Apraxia has given me... Confidence.  A twisted sense of humor.  Appreciation.  But, in turn, it's given me flaws. Mistrust.  Anxiety. Self-Doubt. Authority Problems. I know what it's like to think you're doing something right, yet in practice it's wrong.  We all focus on a child's mere ability to speak and function when they're older, we forget about the emotional implications.  We forget about the emotional lessons these kids witness.  1. You think you're speaking correctly, but you're not. No matter how hard you try, it feels like you're constantly      wrong.  2. You go to therapy to do something everyone else has no issues with-speaking for goodness sake.  3. People are different, some you can trust and rely on more than others. You're told to rely on and turn to other Adults-teachers for instance-but let's face it. Some teachers and supposed-to-help adults don't all empathize the same. Nor do they care the same. Some