Pall Mall Puffing Potty Mouthed Role Models

The other day I got to thinking about what a golden opportunity speech therapists have to develop the oh-so-important one-on-one relationship with a child. Research-based evidence claims this can be the one most important factor for a kid who is struggling — one...
Kyle Thompson – Powerful Photography Inspired by Anxiety

Kyle Thompson – Powerful Photography Inspired by Anxiety

These amazing photographs came across my Facebook page yesterday. Viralnova, the site that publicized these photos on the web, says this about the photographer: “A couple of years ago, Kyle Thompson became interested in photography. Unfortunately, his anxiety...

Do They or Don’t They Need Fixing?

Several years ago, while at a conference for families with children who stutter, a speaker/speech therapist called out to the crowd, “Our kids don’t need fixing!”  The crowd, myself included, clapped and cheered in agreement.  Later that day therapists gathered to...

Family-Based Therapy – What Does That Really Look Like?

Another question that came up in response to my ISAD conference submission (The Right Time to Break Out the Stickers — see previous post) was around my opinion of family involvement in the therapy process.  Following are the questions and my answers. Q: In class...

I Kept Him Fed and Watered…

Good Monday morning.  Had a nicely quiet weekend and up early today with that pesky time change.  Maybe it will become the new normal?  I doubt it…  I will continue to share questions and responses that occurred in response to “The Right Time to Break Out...