Great Big Baby Steps

If you have ever had the joy of watching a child achieve a goal, you’ll understand what happened in Therapy Station #1 this week.  Progress is being made and goals are being reached!  When my student first came to me, she appeared to be a typical, fun-loving fifth grader.  However, she was really struggling in […]

Lesson Learned

I did it!  I finished the initial report for my first student, and it took much longer than I expected.  Lesson learned.  As previously mentioned, I have a fabulous mentor who is absolutely supportive and available when it comes to making sure I know what to expect.  We met together on Wednesday to discuss how […]

Update: On a Roll!

I survived my first session!  Here’s a quick update: When it was time to begin, I made my way to the waiting room, where I found my very first student.  Let’s call her Katie.  I introduced myself and invited Katie and her mother to join me in the room where the sessions would take place.  […]

Here I Go!

What a whirlwind this week has been!  Last Monday, while I was visiting the Virginia Living Museum with my family, I received a most unexpected call.  I turned to my husband and said, “I think I need to take this.”  I stepped a few feet away and answered, “Hello?”  I knew it was important, because […]

He Said, She Said

I am often asked why I am interested in Educational Therapy and how I got involved.  As previously mentioned, I was led to Discovery Program primarily through my relationships with my husband and mother-in-law.  The following is an interview detailing each of their experiences with NILD Educational Therapy and how their lives have personally been […]

A #2 Pencil and a Dream

Joyce Meyer was quoted as saying, “A #2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere.” Growing up, I swore I would never become a school teacher.  Not me.  Ever.  I went to college like all of my friends because that’s what I was supposed to do.  I didn’t have any real direction or dream […]