Tag Archives: communication

Early Intervention – It Works!

When I read that the 2015 theme for Better Hearing and Speech Month was “Early Intervention Counts,” I thought back to Ryan as a toddler and some of the challenges he experienced. I knew that Ryan was experiencing delays in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

“Stuck” Emotions

Ryan and I often talk about being “stuck.” How we define “stuck” is dwelling on a topic of conversation ad nauseum. It may be that the skiing season is over, or that he has “used up” all of his sweet … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Theater at ELBS!

Since the time of the Greeks, theater has been used to help people cope with their emotions. It is a powerful tool not only for self-expression, but also to better understand the feelings of others. This Thursday, ELBS students will … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month – Celebrate The SLP in Your Life Today!

Since May is Better Speech and Hearing month I thought it would be fun to pose some questions to our Speech Language Pathologists (SLP) and share their responses with you. Our talented SLP team includes Alicia Anthony, Amy Moczulski, Danielle … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

200 and Counting!

My 200th blog!  I have been read by 11,821 visitors from over 113 countries.  Some of the topics that I have written on include: My Journey I Have Autism: Ryan’s View Is Your Child Being Bullied? Overcoming Communication Barriers with … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Planning A Visit To The Dentist? Helpful Hints To Make The Visit Less Stressful

As I read that February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, my thoughts turned back to Ryan’s first visit with the dentist.  I definitely approached it with anxiety, if not trepidation.  At 3, Ryan frequently had temper tantrums. The thought … Continue reading

Aside | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“To Infinity….and Beyond!”

The excitement of a new school year is palpable! Welcome signs drape the walls, the smell of fresh paint in the air, new lesson plans and goals.There is so much to look forward to including how technology will advance learning … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment