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Group rallies for speech disability kids

Sandra Eustice, now 9, was intelligent and understood language but had difficulty moving her tongue, lips and jaw to form words.

People told the concerned mum her child would “grow out of it” or talk when she was ready, but Sandra needed professional help to learn how to speak.

She was diagnosed with the disorder dyspraxia, which is also called childhood apraxia of speech, three years ago.

“It was really frustrating until we got the proper diagnosis,” Ms Grainer said.

via Group rallies for speech disability kids- Local Cairns News | cairns.com.au.

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