Since 2016, Calgary Apraxia has run its annual summer Camp CHAoS exclusively for children with Apraxia. The camps are run by a dedicated team of Speech-Language Pathologists and experienced camp professionals. The camps are not structured to incorporate traditional speech therapy sessions, however through play-based, language-rich activities, the children can exercise their speech abilities among peers that have similar communication challenges. Our camps are not about setting new speech goals or target words, it's about personal growth, fun and empowered socialization!
Our camps are reserved for children with apraxia, suspected apraxia, motor planning speech disorders, or suspected motor planning speech disorders.
Parents will need to provide a letter from the child’s Speech-Language Pathologist stating that the child has been diagnosed with one of the above listed conditions.
In addition, children should meet the following criteria:
Note: For our age 3/4 camps, we open our programs up to children with severe speech sound delays (including articulation and phonological delays) as their primary communication difficulty. Children in this age group will require a letter from their speech pathologist stating that the child has a severe speech sound delay or disorder as their primary communication challenge.
Campers are required to bring: