"I have learned to meet caregivers where they are, to support them, provide information and education that they need and to never give up on them or their child. I have learned not to be attached to a specific philosophy or therapy strategy or judge therapists or caregivers. Every child is unique and different and… Continue reading Feeding Therapy Thoughts by Krisi Brackett, SLP
Being a mom is the most challenging but the most rewarding thing I have ever done. I'm not the first to say this, I know. Being a mom has also challenged me in my career to be a better speech pathologist. As a mom, I know the hectic home life that comes with 3 little… Continue reading Being a mom
My first few years as a speech therapist, I knew I didn't know it all...but I definitely thought I knew a lot. I worked hard in school, paid close attention in my practicum, and had a really great CFY (clinical fellowship year). I also had some great opportunities to learn in various physician clinics. It… Continue reading Mommy vs. Speech Therapist
I'm starting a series of fun speech, language and/or feeding activities. Everyone loves new ideas. Whether you're a therapist yourself or a mom looking for fun ways to practice new things! http://pin.it/GpNHVht Here is a cute idea to practice spelling or articulation therapy.
We all know pediasure is used to keep nutrients in our children who just aren't eating all that they need to eat. This can be for various reasons. Anything from picky eater to gut issues to a child with a tube who isn't allowed to eat by mouth. But what are we giving them? This… Continue reading Pediasure vs. Blended Diet