RESOURCES recommended by Ivana
“Wheelchairs are a HUGE conversation. It is best to create a trusted, knowledgable and openminded team that you hand pick to help you successfully seat your loved one”
TALK TOOLS: for finding a therapist, and continuing education.
FEEDING MATTERS: Parent Support Network
“Feeding Matters is a great organization, started by two moms. They pursued chasing the CDC for a stand alone diagnosis and code called PFD pediatric feeding disorder. They dedicated five years to this and it came to pass this year. They have a lot of free resources and supports for parents.”
JABBERMOUTHS: Speech, Oral-Motor, and Feeding Therapy
“This is Jewel’s latest SLP who is amazing! I highly recommend Jenn, she is licensed in HI and AZ and does Zoom lessons. Highly skilled, highly educated, great instinct, grew up around disability and very comfortable around our families. She can teach premature babies to latch on to both breast and bottle!”
THERAPISTS AND THERAPIES in episode
ARLENE WARD is the owner of Genesis Rehabilitation Ltd., a vocational rehabilitation and disability management company based in Nanaimo, BC. Their goal is to keep workers at work. She is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Northern BC Canada.
JUDITH HEUMANN is an internationally recognized disability advocate who served in the Clinton and Obama Administration and was a Senior Fellow at the Ford Foundation.
KAREN ERICKSON, PH.D. is the Director of the Center for Literacy and Disability Studies, a Professor in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, and the Yoder Distinguished Professor in the Department of Allied Health Sciences, School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
JENNIFER BUCK, MA, CCC-SLP, owner of Jabbermouths Therapy, is a licensed and certified Speech-Language Pathologist with over a decade of experience in working with individuals with disabilities.
NEUROMOVEMENT THERAPY: Anat Baniel and NeuroMovement® (ABMN®)
Anat Baniel, a student of Moshe Feldenkrais, developed and evolved NeuroMovement® from 30+ years of experience with thousands of clients using practical applications of brain plasticity principles. The Anat Baniel Method® approach is founded in neuroscience and the biodynamics of the human body, and utilizes movement and the 9 Essentials to create conditions for the brain to wake up and upgrade its own functioning.
Read more about the Nine Essentials:
HIPPOTHERAPY: an approach to physical therapy where the patient rides horses in order to address physical health.
AYSO VIP: provides a quality soccer experience for individuals whose physical or mental disabilities.
KINDERPACK produces baby carriers that are small-batch made, exclusively in the USA in sizes to fit infants, toddlers, and even preschool sized children.