The second annual Allentown Walk for Apraxia Children With Apraxia Speech is scheduled for this Saturday at in Upper Macungie Township, according to a report in The Morning Call.
The report says Apraxia is a little-known motor speech disorder that affects a child's ability to produce speech.
The report concentrates on a Fogelsville family who has two sons with the disorder. Their mother says the walk is to raise awareness for the disorder and top the $7,500 raised last year.
This year’s walk begins at 10 a.m. Registration begins at 9 a.m. The cost is $20 for walkers 18 and older and $10 for walkers under 18. There will be games for kids as well as a DJ playing children’s music. For more information see www.apraxia-kids.org/allentownwalk.