By providing comprehensive and compassionate therapy, I hope to allow children an opportunity to show love to others through their speech, their language, and their feeding. If you see someone who is sad, you talk to them. If someone needs comforting, you bring them food or share a meal together. Children with speech, language, or feeding delay may not be able to show love in those same ways. I want to help change that.
May is the end of Spring and beginning of summer. It is the last month of school. It is the storm before the calm of summer. It is the month of flowers after the April showers. And in case you didn't know, it is Better Speech and Hearing Month! Now is the time to acknowledge your… Continue reading May Better Hearing and Speech Month
It's mealtime. Are you excited or stressed about this fact? When my daughter was an infant, I dreaded bottle feedings. She had terrible reflux and I never knew if she would have a good feeding, an ok feeding, or a terrible feeding. Usually it was the latter. I just wanted her to take the whole bottle… Continue reading Feeding Your Child…The Struggle Is Real
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
Have you ever wondered what a parent's role should be during the course of speech therapy? The short answer is it looks different depending on what the child is experiencing. The Hanen Program is something I learned about as a graduate student during my ECI practicum. I watched this program change how many families interacted… Continue reading Parents and their role in speech therapy