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Navigating the world of special education, communication delays and learning differences can be a challenge. Tune in twice a month to hear Stephanie Landis and Meredith Krimmel, two speech-language pathologists at The Parish School in Houston, Texas interview guests from parents to industry professionals with the goal of providing guidance, insight and hope to those touched by children who are differently wired. Each episode will cover a different topic related to education or child development. Whether you’re the parent or caregiver of a neurodiverse child who has autism, a speech-language delay or a learning disability, or you’re an educator who works with special needs children, this show is for you.

Navigating the world of special education, communication delays and learning differences can be a challenge. Tune in twice a month to hear Stephanie Landis and Meredith Krimmel, two speech-language pathologists at The Parish School in Houston, Texas interview guests from parents to industry professionals with the goal of providing guidance, insight and hope to those touched by children who are differently wired. Each episode will cover a different topic related to education or child development. Whether you’re the parent or caregiver of a neurodiverse child who has autism, a speech-language delay or a learning disability, or you’re an educator who works with special needs children, this show is for you.
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United States

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Navigating the world of special education, communication delays and learning differences can be a challenge. Tune in twice a month to hear Stephanie Landis and Meredith Krimmel, two speech-language pathologists at The Parish School in Houston, Texas interview guests from parents to industry professionals with the goal of providing guidance, insight and hope to those touched by children who are differently wired. Each episode will cover a different topic related to education or child development. Whether you’re the parent or caregiver of a neurodiverse child who has autism, a speech-language delay or a learning disability, or you’re an educator who works with special needs children, this show is for you.

Language:

English

Contact:

713-467-4696


Episodes

Navigating the Digital Age of Childhood with Jordan Shapiro

9/18/2019
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We can all pretty much agree that digital technologies such as tablets, smart phones, video games and social media, have changed the childhood of our youngest generation. But has the introduction of these technologies really differed all that much from the introduction of say…the sandbox? In this episode, we chat with Jordan Shapiro, PhD, an educational pioneer, college professor and father of two about his unique perspective on navigating the new digital world of childhood. We spoke with...

Duration:00:37:26

More than Mozart: Music Therapy with Karina Hall | Episode 11

9/4/2019
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When people hear the term “music therapy,” the typical picture that comes to mind is using classical or new age music to reach a state of relaxation. That is just one of the common misconceptions Karina Hall, Board-Certified Music Therapist at The Parish School, addresses. During this episode, Karina explains what music therapy is, who could benefit from it, and ways music therapy can be used to support children in reaching their fine motor, social-emotional and communication goals. Karina...

Duration:00:31:48

The Parish School Way with Terri Garth | Episode 10

8/21/2019
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Since 1983, The Parish School has educated children who have communication delays and learning differences, empowering them with the tools to succeed. In this episode, The Parish School’s director of arts and sciences, Terri Garth, discusses the history of The Parish School, provides background on the school’s founder and delves into the educational philosophy, therapeutic approach, and underlying beliefs that make up “The Parish Way.” Additionally, she explains the emphasis on the arts,...

Duration:00:36:49

Back-to-School Tips for Children | Episode 9

7/31/2019
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Back-to-school is often a time of mixed feelings for both children and parents, especially if the child has communication, motor or learning difficulties. In this episode, hosts Stephanie and Meredith discuss tips to help families make the transition from summer to school smooth and positive for the whole family. They discuss the importance of building communication with the teacher, attending meet-the-teacher events, getting back to a routine, and involving your child in the back-to-school...

Duration:00:23:35

Talking to Your Pediatrician with Dr. Marshall Lerman | Episode 8

7/17/2019
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“Talk to your pediatrician.” It’s the advice parents hear frequently when they have a concern about their child. However, no one tells you how to bring up these concerns or what to look for in the pediatrician’s response. In this episode, Marshall Lerman, MD discusses tips for finding a pediatrician that fits your family and bringing up concerns with your doctor, while empowering you to become a strong advocate for your children. Dr. Lerman received his medical degree from The University of...

Duration:00:23:40

Basics of Mental Health in Children with Lily Yoder | Episode 7

7/3/2019
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Children with communication disorders and learning differences are more likely than their neurotypical peers to have mental health conditions, such as depression and anxiety. In this episode Lily Yoder, Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Registered Play Therapist (RPT), joins us to discuss the basics of mental health in young children and the overlap between communication disorders, learning differences and mental health disorders. She shares indicators your child might need...

Duration:00:27:03

Nuggets & Fries: Discussing Picky Eating with Jennifer Woody | Episode 6

6/19/2019
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For parents of young children, eating is often one of their top struggles. Are they eating enough? Are they eating the right things? My child only eats nuggets, fries and crackers - help! In this episode, Occupational Therapist, Jennifer Woody, discusses picky eating and provides some much-needed clarification on what is "typical" for young children. We also provide resources for families and things parents can do at home to support their child’s eating and development. Related...

Duration:00:37:19

Understanding Childhood Apraxia of Speech, with expert Nancy Kaufman | Episode 5

6/5/2019
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Childhood Apraxia of Speech expert Nancy Kaufman explains the unique disorder while discussing her treatment approach and steps parents can take toward diagnosis and treatment. Nancy is a speech-language pathologist, renowned expert in childhood apraxia of speech, and the owner and director of the Kaufman Children’s Center. Since 1979, she has dedicated herself to establishing the Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol (K-SLP), a treatment approach to help children become effective vocal...

Duration:00:36:15

Beyond Academics: Social-Emotional Learning with Renee Attaway | Episode 4

5/15/2019
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According to today’s research, you need two things to be successful in adulthood, and grades aren’t one of them – social competence and grit. In this episode, nationally-recognized speaker on Michelle Garcia Winner’s Social Thinking® methodology and founder of the Social Learning program at The Parish School, Renee Attaway, discusses social-emotional learning, and its far-reaching impact on a child’s development. Our team discusses how social isn’t just about playing together on the...

Duration:00:28:04

Unbabbled (Official Trailer)

5/9/2019
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Navigating the world of special education, communication delays and learning differences can be a challenge. Tune in twice a month to hear Stephanie Landis and Meredith Krimmel, two speech-language pathologists at The Parish School, interview guests from parents to industry professionals with the goal of providing guidance, insight and hope to those touched by children who are differently wired. Each episode will cover a different topic related to education or child development. Whether...

Duration:00:01:00

How Adventure Playgrounds Shape Development, with playworkers Ali Wood and Jill Wood | Episode 3

4/25/2019
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Playworkers Ali Wood and Jill Wood talk about adventure playgrounds and the importance of free-play and risk-taking in a child’s development. Adventure playgrounds are environments where children create their own worlds and build their own play space with a variety of tools and scrap material: lumber, hammers, nails, house paint, yards of fabric, pallets, wooden crates, and plenty of time and freedom. On these sites, children are supported by adults trained in the professional practice of...

Duration:00:37:28

How Creativity Can Empower Children Who Learn Differently, with Dr. Ron Beghetto | Episode 1

3/27/2019
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Professor, author and creativity expert Dr. Ron Beghetto shares his advice on how parents and educators can help children utilize their strengths and develop confidence by allowing space for creativity within structured learning experiences. Guest info, including bio, books and publications: http://www.ronaldbeghetto.com/

Duration:00:53:19

Project/Inquiry-Based Learning, with educator Jessica Brock | Episode 2

3/27/2019
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Elementary educator Jessica Brock explains project/inquiry-based learning and discusses how it is an engaging and effective teaching method for children who learn differently. Definitions of Terms: Pragmatic language, also referred to as social communication, is the rules of how we use language, these often change within different social situations. *There are three main skill areas of pragmatic language: 1. Using language for a variety of purposes (asking, telling, greeting) 2. Changing...

Duration:00:38:01