The Parish School Blog
Jan 8, 2019
Nationally recognized expert in childhood apraxia of speech, Nancy Kaufman, has provided training and consultation services to The Carruth Center and The Parish School since 2009. She will be on campus this week, working with clinicians and their clients, and holding an adult education seminar for families of children who have CAS. Learn more about Nancy Kaufman and the Kaufman Speech to Language Protocal, the treatment methodology used by Carruth and Parish therapists.
Dec 11, 2018
Step right up for the greatest, most spectacular fundraiser of the year: The Parish School's Under the Big Top Gala! We invite you to join us at this amazing event benefiting children who have communication delays and learning differences. Funds raised directly benefit this special school, as well as its financial assistance fund, which makes a Parish education possible for families who would otherwise be unable to afford this specialized education. Have a fun-filled night out and support our special students and their families.
Oct 30, 2018
Like many professional fields, education has its own language and jargon that only those in the profession typically understand and use. Oftentimes, this causes parents some level of confusion when speaking with teachers, reading reports or conducting research. Check out this list of terms frequently used in schools. Some are relatively new, while others have been used in the field for decades.
Oct 16, 2018
Receiving the news that your child has childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) can be devasting, shocking and confusing. Because this speech/sound disorder is rare—occurring in 1-2 children per 1,000—many doctors, educators, professionals and even speech-language pathologists have minimal understanding of CAS, its causes, characteristics and treatment. Listed below is what YOU should know about childhood apraxia of speech.