ADVISORY—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Support is holding the 8th Annual Family Fun Day Awareness
2018 NWO Apraxia Support Family Fun Day & Awareness Walk
is a fundraising event that will honor local children with apraxia
of speech and invisible disabilities. The event will include a
stroll around the Toledo Zoo, auction, raffles, and family friendly
activities. All funds will help children impacted by apraxia or
another invisible disability in the NW Ohio and SE Michigan areas.
Saturday, September 15, 2018. Check-in and Registration begins at 8:30
am. Register by 7/1 to receive an early bird special.
Zoo located at 2 Hippo Way, Toledo, Ohio 43609. Registration will
occur in the Anthony Wayne Trail Parking Lot. This year's
event will take place in the beautiful Malawi Event Center.
Apraxia Support is a 501(c)(3) dedicated to supporting families
impacted by and raising awareness about Childhood Apraxia of Speech
(CAS) and other invisible disabilities (including, but not limited
to SPD, anxiety, epilepsy, non-specific learning disabilities,
ADHD, dyslexia, autism, Tourette syndrome, and other speech and
language disorders), as well as providing grants to fund
supplemental therapies, treatments, activities, or equipment that
will enhance the lives of individual children impacted by CAS and
other invisible disabilities. We seek to provide information and
resources for all families impacted by CAS and other invisible
disabilities, but focus on funding those close to home in
Northwestern Ohio and Southeastern Michigan. We are an organization
made up of parents, grandparents, caregivers and professionals
working together to make a difference one family at a time.
Register at: http://nwoapraxiasupport.org/2018-family-fun-day--walk.html
Adults are $30 (includes T-shirt and zoo admission) and Children
are $20 (includes T-shirt, carousel/train ticket and zoo
admission). Register by August 25th to be guaranteed a
For more information about the 2018 Family Fun Day Awareness
Walk, visit www.nwoapraxiasupport.org.
For questions contact the Walk Coordinator, Beth
McIntosh, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) is a very challenging and
complicated neurological speech disorder in children. This
little known disorder makes it difficult or impossible for children
to accurately produce sounds, syllables and/or words despite having
a good understanding of language. Invisible disabilities often
coincide with CAS and may not be obvious to the onlooker, but can
limit daily activities, range from mild challenges to severe
limitations and vary from person to person. This includes,
but is not limited to ADHD, anxiety, epilepsy, autism, Tourette
syndrome, SPD, non-specific learning disabilities, dyslexia, CAS
and other speech and language disorders.