“Respect yourself enough to walk away from anything that no longer serves you, grows you, or makes you happy.” ~Robert Tew Have a wonderful day!
September 20, 1997 September 20, 2017 The Bargain Sir Philip Sidney My true love hath my heart, and I have his, By just exchange one for another given: I hold his dear, and mine he cannot miss, There never was a better bargain driven: My true love hath my heart, and I have his. His heart in […]
With Thanksgiving coming up this week, I thought I’d share this post from the Face Foundation. Happy Thanksgiving!!
As a speech and language pathologist, I’ve worked in a number of settings, including hospital, public school, and private clinic. I’ve also worked with adults as well as children. Although I enjoy working with people of all ages with varying speech and language issues, I find that working with children is especially enriching and rewarding. Children who have limited communication skills are typically identified and treated for their speech or language delays between the ages of two and eight; this is usually due to having difficulty expressing themselves effectively and/or having limited understanding of language. Children who have delayed speech and language skills may also demonstrate challenging behaviors, such as, tantrums, hitting, and biting. In my opinion, behavior IS communication; and, for many children without effective communication skills, it’s their only method of expressing themselves. After all, not being able to tell someone we’re hungry or really need to use the bathroom may just evoke a kicking and screaming fit from us as well. It is my job to help these students by providing opportunities to learn speech and language in a meaningful way. This may include instruction on sound, syllable, and word production as well as language treatment, including sign language and other forms of augmentative communication. This is sometimes easier said than done; as I mentioned earlier, there may be challenging behaviors to overcome. When I first began working in this profession, I would sometimes feel overwhelmed by the […]
Mother Teresa–August 26, 1910 to September 5, 1997 “Do not think that love in order to be genuine has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired. Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.” “Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” […]
Thank you to Coach Muller, the author of the inspirational blog called Good Time Stories, for awarding me with the Harmony and Peace Award! I am honored to be in such good company. This award was created by the Idealistic Rebel ~IN HER OWN WORDS~ “I created this new award to celebrate all those who promote Harmony & Peace, and who add […]
I am delighted and honored to have been nominated for a Liebster award, by Edwina’s Episodes. I’ve only been blogging for two months, but I’ve already connected with so many interesting and lovely people. It came as such a wonderful surprise, and I’m so excited to accept. Edwina herself was nominated by Wendy of the Rock. There are certain […]