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What Routine? – A Table Talk Wednesday Recap

Written by Julie Higginbotham, Senior Case Coordinator, Mecklenburg County CDSA Well, folks, we had another amazing Table Talk Wednesday event here in Mecklenburg County, and this time, we met to discuss family routines.  Facilitated by Stacy Campbell, Speech-Language Pathologist with Speech Center, and Nancy Higginson, Sr. Case Coordinator with the CDSA, we had a nice mix […]

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Top Ten Things for New Providers to Know

Written by Elaine Aldridge, Provider Contract Coordinator, Mecklenburg County CDSA So the Service Coordinator (SC) is going to come to one of your intervention sessions…what’s a provider to do?  Not to worry, service coordinators aren’t coming to the “monitoring visit” to check up on you or to witness the “perfect” treatment session.  The SC is […]

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My Personal Evolution as an Early Intervention Therapist – Announcing the Much-Deserved Retirement of Mr. Potato Head

Written by Wendy Teal, Speech-Language Pathologist, Pediatric Theraplay, Inc. When I first started providing “natural environment” speech therapy, it looked a lot different from the model we have evolved to use today.  I had my trusty fallback toys like “Mr. Potato Head,” bubbles, and novel books and puzzles that I knew exactly how to use […]

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Behaviors, Behaviors, Behaviors, Oh My! – A Table Talk Wednesday Recap

Written by Julie Higginbotham, Senior Case Coordinator, Mecklenburg  County CDSA Here in Mecklenburg County, NC, we have completed our first monthly roundtable discussion for our early interventionists to discuss issues surrounding behaviors during visits with families.  Elizabeth Sweet, MA CCC-SLP, and Lindsey Moss, LCSWA, were great facilitators, and it was a wonderful forum for folks to […]

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But I Thought I was Working with Kids?

Written by Julie Higginbotham, Senior Case Coordinator, Mecklenburg County CDSA When you first hear about early intervention, you hear about the program’s focus on children under the age of 3 with delays in their development or that have other established conditions, right?  That’s wonderful – what’s better than working with infants and toddlers to help them […]

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