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THE ci therapies podcast

The CI Therapies Podcast

This is the CI Therapies podcast where we believe we are better together, abilities over disabilities, small victories are celebrated, advocacy is our duty and barriers are meant to be removed. Our aim is to provide you with knowledge about differing abilities and ways to facilitate growth at home from wherever your child is at in their development.

What is Gestalt Language Processing? Strategies for enhancing your child’s language development.

This is a fascinating episode with guest Autumn Wischnefski, a speech and language pathologist at CI.  She tells us all about Gestalt Language Processing, how it’s more common than we think, and strategies for enhancing language development in your child. Episode Resources: Let’s Give Them Something to Gestalt About

 

What is Bibliotherapy?

This episode features Kayla Darkow, our Family Engagement Coordinator here at CI, who is incredibly knowledgeable in and a big proponent of bibliotherapy.  Learn what it is and how to incorporate it into your child’s life. Episode Resources: Reading with Older Kids Blog  – Book List  – Slumberkins

 

Pediatric Mental Health

Dr. Margaret Fitts, a licensed Clinical Psychologist and Nationally Certified School Psychologist who specializes in working with children and adolescents, joins us today to talk about what mental health looks like in pediatrics and why it is so important. 

The 4 Stages of Play

Ashley Verbick is back again today to talk to us about the 4 different stages of play, the importance of play and how to incorporate more of it at home. 

 

 

What are the 8 Senses?

Today’s guest is Kathryn Ziegler, an Occupational Therapist who is going to give us all the details on the 8 senses.  Yes, you heard that right.  We are all so familiar with the 5 senses, but we truly have 8 of them! 

 

 

Fine Motor Milestones for Kids

Today’s guest is Ashley Verbick who has been doing occupational therapy with kids for 9 years. Ashley gives us a detailed explanation on specific developmental milestones for kids throughout the early years and ways to facilitate growth at home. 

 

Gross Motor Milestones for Kids

Today’s guest is Deidre Oie who has been doing physical therapy with kids for 7 years. Deidre gives us a detailed explanation on specific developmental milestones for kids throughout the early years and ways to facilitate growth at home. 

Speech Milestones for Kids

Today’s guest is Lauren Blume, an SLP who has been working in the field of pediatrics for 9 years who happens to also be the Clinic Manager for our Wausau, WI location.  Lauren gives us a detailed explanation on specific developmental milestones for kids throughout the early years and ways to facilitate growth at home. 

 

What is Feeding Therapy? Feeding Therapy for Kids

Today’s guest is Rachelle Enemuoh, an SLP who has been working in the field of pediatrics for nearly a decade.  Rachelle gives us an overview on what feeding therapy is, what it looks like for kids and who can benefit from it.  

What is Physical Therapy? Physical Therapy for Kids

Today’s episode features Luke Lang, a PTA who has been working in the field of pediatrics for over 12 years.  Luke shares his knowledge and experience on what exactly PT can do for kids and how to encourage development at home.

What is Occupational Therapy? Occupational Therapy for Kids

This episode features Megan Wisniewski, an OT with 11 years working in pediatrics, who shares her knowledge and experience on what exactly OT can do for kids and how to encourage development at home. Link to the Gift Guide

What is Speech Therapy? Speech Therapy for Kids

On today’s episode, Liz Hedrich, an SLP who has worked in the pediatric field for over 10 years, discusses what speech therapy can do for kids and how to encourage speech and language skills at home.

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Tune in to hear what the show will be about! For more family-friendly information, check out our blog: https://www.citherapies.com/blog/