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Happy New Year 2017

The holidays can be so much fun. Food, parties, gifts and traditions! What is not to love? But there is something to be said about the calmness on January. No pressure to be busy. A clean slate of a new … Continue reading

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Silent Meatloaf

Recently I made a silent meatloaf. I was home alone and just had to turn off the news. This terrible political season has been so filled with unhappiness and hate, that I just reached a saturation point. Normally I would … Continue reading

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Boundaries

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I once drove a friend to her psychologist appointment. While she was with her doctor, a man with a tri-cornered hat and ascot (think Ben Franklin-fashion) came into the waiting room and sat next to me on a sofa. He … Continue reading

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Baton Rouge

When we have traumatic, painful or emotionally negative experiences, our brain and body help us cope.   The reflexes commonly known as fight/flight/freeze step in to protect us from the overwhelming information.  When the brain perceives danger, it activates the sympathetic … Continue reading

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Listen Up!

I found a really nice article on the web talking about 10 skills we need to be a good listener. I think the author does an excellent job pointing out the skills we need in order to really hear what … Continue reading

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The Innate Intelligence of Nature

  I love birds. April is my favorite time of year in North Carolina because this is when the birds lay their eggs and these beautiful creatures emerge. I ran across the nest in the video below while on a … Continue reading

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What is the purpose of therapy?

I have been thinking about this a lot lately. Maybe because it is the beginning of the year and insurance is demanding treatment plans. As a Speech and Language Pathologist and an Autism Specialist, insurance is telling me that therapy … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays 2015

Dear Pathways Families, As the year 2015 comes to a close, I wanted to thank you from the bottom of my heart for sharing your children with us.  It is a blessing to work with your families and learn so … Continue reading

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Visualization 2

Last month I wrote about one of the processes that help with language comprehension called visualization.  As a Speech-Language Pathologist who specializes in autism, language comprehension is a topic that comes up on a nearly daily basis for me.  We … Continue reading

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Visualization

I just finished listening to the audio version of the book “The Martian” by John Weir. It is about an astronaut that is trapped on Mars and all the detailed science that he uses to survive. The movie that is coming … Continue reading

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