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Coaching with Interpreters – A Table Talk Wednesday Recap

Written by Julie Higginbotham, Senior Case Coordinator, Mecklenburg County CDSA We talk a lot about coaching and working with a wide variety of families, so it made sense for us to have a Table Talk Wednesday event so folks could talk more about what this looks like when we are supporting families that don’t speak English.  […]

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To iPad, or Not to iPad….That is the Question – A Table Talk Wednesday Recap

Written by Julie Higginbotham, Senior Case Coordinator, Mecklenburg County CDSA If you’re looking for a great place to have a conversation about early intervention experiences in the field, as well as an opportunity to learn from your peers, look no further!  Table Talk Wednesdays are the place to be, and this month’s event was certainly one […]

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An Infant’s Challenge with Sickle Cell Disease

Written by Nia Imani-Pontes, CMSW, Service Coordinator, Mecklenburg County CDSA Imagine you’re visiting with a family, and you and the parent observe the infant trying to pick up one of his toys.  The mother shares that her son has been fussy for some time.  Upon closer observation, you both notice that his hands are swollen, and each time […]

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The Service Coordinator is Coming!! – A Table Talk Wednesday Recap

Written by Julie Higginbotham, Senior Case Coordinator, Mecklenburg County CDSA Welcome back to the Table Talk Wednesday events!  We have started into our second year of providing opportunities to collaborate more among early intervention providers here in Mecklenburg County, NC, and this one was one of the best yet!  Not only did we have a […]

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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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They Didn’t Teach Me This In College!

Written by Maria Kosuda, Speech-Language Pathologist, Mecklenburg County CDSA May is Better Hearing and Speech Month and a time to celebrate communication.  I was reminiscing with a fellow SLP, and we talked about the fact that almost everything we know and do now was not taught to us in college.  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association) is celebrating […]

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