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Helping Kids Thrive

Nov 23, 2022

Guest: Stephanie Fisher, MHC, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor

Raising children with special needs can be overwhelming and isolating. Parents often feel guilty about the extra support that their family requires so sometimes they try to carry the burden all on their own, believing no one will understand them or no...

Nov 10, 2022

Guest: Katie Emde, Autism Parent + Disability Advocate

Entering a new and unfamiliar world can be challenging. When you’re just beginning, it can get lonely and confusing. As a parent of a child with special needs, you need to find the right support group and team to navigate through this uncharted waters. 

Join me...

Oct 27, 2022

Guest: Steven Nava, NCSP, Nationally Certified School Psychologist

October is ADHD awareness month. ADHD is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood. According to the CDC, in 2016, 6.1 million children in the US had been diagnosed with ADHD which averages out to be about 9.4% and boys are...

Oct 13, 2022

Guest: Denise Minyard, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech Language Pathologist

There are approximately 15,000,000 premature births globally every year. With this statistic, an infant’s stay at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is not uncommon. 

Having experience working in NICUs, Denise Minyard, a speech language pathologist...

Sep 29, 2022

Guest: Kristina Fuentes, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech Language Pathologist

Having a breakdown in communication with your child can certainly get frustrating, for both the parent and the child. Communication should never be underestimated as just an exchange of words, because it is so much more.

In today’s episode,...