Sofia is 11 years old and suffers from severe Apraxia. At the age of 2, during early intervention, we were told "She will talk, she understands everything!" Fast forward, now 11 yrs. old, still non-verbal BUT has a voice. We never gave up hope but rather gave her a different means to communicate. Through an adaptive device, she communicates her needs and wants and even when she wants me to "leave her alone" (she is a tween after
We still work extensively through therapy to get her words and sounds out. They are coming, slowly but they are coming...NEVER GIVE UP HOPE! Our mantra "Though she be but little...she is FIERCE!"