Connecticut Children's Blog
Connecticut Children's Blog provides important perspective on pediatric health from the same voices that care for our patients at Connecticut Children's Medical Center.
By: Virginia M. Van Epps, M.Ed. CCC-SLP, CLC The recognition of the importance of early diagnosis and intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is ever increasing. Likewise, the demand for these services is continually on the rise. Speech-language pathologists are one of numerous professionals who play a critical role in serving children and […]
In recognition of World Autism Awareness Day, we sat down with Connecticut Children’s Autism Clinical Specialist and Research Coordinator Jennifer Twachtman-Bassett, M.S. CCC-SLP, CCRP to learn more about autism spectrum disorder and how Connecticut Children’s is helping to make life easier for patients and families affected by the condition. What are some challenges children with […]
Having a child with Autism can pose unique day to day challenges, one of them being feeding. Being able to feed your child is a top priority of all parents, and when feeding becomes difficult a seemingly simple activity can suddenly feel daunting. In an effort to help families feel more equipped to address feeding […]