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Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA)
President: Mary Sturm, M.D.
Public Information Contact: Kathy Hennessy
Address: 416 Lincoln Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15209
Voice: (412) 343-7102
The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA) is the only national nonprofit 501(c)(3) charity representing the needs of children with apraxia and their families. CASANA’s goal is to provide credible, reliable, and comprehensive information on apraxia of speech in children. Guided by a professional advisory board of experts in childhood apraxia of speech, CASANA offers information and resources based on the current prevailing professional literature and expert opinion. CASANA raises awareness and provides online services, educational training, workshops for professionals and parents, and research support. Educational DVDs are available on topics that include an introduction to childhood apraxia of speech, treatment strategies, and ways to help children with apraxia practice speaking at home and in the community.