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A Tale of Two Coaches

Written by Stacy Campbell, MS, CCC-SLP Regional Clinical Supervisor, and Michaela Greene, MS, CCC-SLP Clinical Compliance Specialist, both with Speechcenter, Inc.; Introduction by Lisa Cloninger, Unit Supervisor, Mecklenburg County CDSA In February 2014, ten of our network providers and four CDSA staff kicked off the six-month-long journey to becoming Master Coaches. M’Lisa Sheldon and Dathan Rush at the Family Infant Preschool […]

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Siblings, Who Invited Them to the Party? – A Table Talk Wednesday Recap

Written by Julie Higginbotham, Senior Case Coordinator, Mecklenburg County CDSA Well, folks, we have officially completed the last of our Table Talk Wednesday events for the first year of EI Excellence, and what a year it has been!  We have rounded out our topics with a rich discussion about how to include siblings when working with […]

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The Tiniest of Them All….Preemies – A Table Talk Wednesday Recap

Written by Julie Higginbotham, Senior Case Coordinator, Mecklenburg County CDSA We serve all different types of families who come to us for different reasons, and at our Table Talk Wednesday events, we’ve covered so many wonderful topics.  This time, we talked about families who have premature infants in the home.  Ruth LaRoche, Physical Therapist with First […]

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Off The Charts

Written by Audrey Midthun, Mother, Mecklenburg County There is a scale of measurement to gauge how a child is developing.  If you don’t know this before your children are born, you quickly learn it once they arrive.  It starts minutes after birth with the APGAR test.  How quickly are they responding to outside stimuli, and are […]

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It’s Puzzling When There’s a Question of Autism – A Table Talk Wednesday Recap

Written by Julie Higginbotham, Senior Case Coordinator, Mecklenburg County CDSA Wow, what a great crowd we had this month for our Table Talk Wednesday event!  It surely was a hot topic as we discussed what happens when there’s a question of autism when working with families in early intervention, quite appropriate for April’s Autism Awareness Month.  Pamela […]

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Rules to Engagement – It’s Not Just a Language Barrier

Written by Andrea Matias-Lemoine, Service Coordinator, Mecklenburg County CDSA What if you were to wake up tomorrow morning in a country where you do not know the language, culture, laws, and system… ?  What if, in addition to that, you have a child with special needs and desperately need assistance?  Where do you go?  Who do […]

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