Wheels that changed one life

Wheels that changed one life

  In an earlier post, I shared my side of this journey, a decision-making path that parents of kids with special needs often participate in with their physical therapist.  Each journey can be challenging and emotional for parents AND for...
My love-hate relationship with wheelchairs

My love-hate relationship with wheelchairs

  Our “she SAID- SHE said” therapist- parent discussion continues. This week we tackle the complicated decision to pursue wheeled mobility. Read my perspective (useful info included!) in my guest post over at Family Synapse...

The “So-What” factor – think about it….

“Is this just a “therapy-thing” or is it something functional?” This is a great question, posed to me by a savvy, experienced and weary parent, one who has been involved with a wide variety of therapists, all of us eager to make therapy...
First “date” for the family-therapist dance

First “date” for the family-therapist dance

Hey friends and colleagues, Today, I am honored to be guest blogging over at “Family Synapse.”  Come over and read about “first dates” when I enter a family’s life as their child’s physical therapist and the...
6 reasons I am thankful to be a pediatric physical therapist

6 reasons I am thankful to be a pediatric physical therapist

  Play all day: I get to enter the world of babies, kids, and families while doing meaningful work as a treating therapist. I crawl, jump, play ball games, blow bubbles, and do puzzles while carefully disguised therapy takes place. If...

Welcome to my first WordPress blog!

  With the shortening of the wonderful summer days and the gentle march toward fall comes the blossoming of a new endeavor for me -my first blog! I hope to convey a message to all of the many reflections and lessons I’ve learned along...