April 29, 2014

Ways to Celebrate Apraxia Awareness Day

As some of you know, the second annual Apraxia Awareness Day is May 14, 2014!  It was fun last year to be a part of the first ever Apraxia Awareness Day.

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(read our Apraxia story here)

Even though we hate Apraxia, it's something that is very close to our hearts (if that's confusing, maybe this post will help a little bit).  I'm always up for a celebration of any sort, so I thought I'd throw a few ideas out there on how you can celebrate Apraxia Awareness Day with your Apraxia Star.

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Fun Ways to Celebrate Apraxia Awareness Day

  1. Pass out Apraxia stickers like this one to kids in your child's class.

  2. Have a BBQ with family and friends who have been a part of your journey.
  3. Have a Blue Day (get ideas for activities here). 
  4. Send thank you cards to anyone who has been instrumental in your child's success - teachers, speech therapists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, pediatricians, etc. (here are some cute & easy ideas).
  5. Paint your nails with stars (or buy some nail stickers here


  6. Update your Facebook cover photo with one about Apraxia (find some here).
  7. Host a play date at the park with other kids who have Apraxia.
  8. Write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper about Apraxia.
  9. Sign up for an Apraxia Walk.
  10. Wear Apraxia Awareness clothes & jewelry. 


  11. Blog about your Apraxia journey (read ours here).
  12. Write a thank you card to CASANA (once again, here are some ideas on how your kids can say thank you).
  13. Watch The Little Mermaid or The Swan Princess (both of them have periods of time when they can't talk!).
  14. Post a picture on Facebook or Instagram of your child who has Apraxia using the hashtag #ApraxiaAwareness 
  15. Display an Apraxia Awareness bumper sticker on your car. 

  16. I Heart Someone With Apraxia - Bumper Sticker
    I Heart Someone With Apraxia - Bumper Sticker by trustmeimamom





  17. Hang up fliers about Apraxia on the community boards at your grocery store or library.
  18. Wear blue ribbons.
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So tell me... How are you going to celebrate Apraxia Awareness Day??

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2 comments:

  1. I never thought about that about the Little Mermaid! Great list!

    Anna (intheplayroom)

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  2. Love this list Michelle! Thanks!!

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I actually really love it when you comment! ;)

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