Unbabbled Podcast from The Parish School

Unbabbled: A podcast brought to you by The Parish School

Navigating the world of special education, communication delays and learning differences can be a challenge. Tune in twice a month to hear Stephanie Landis and Meredith Krimmel, two speech-language pathologists at The Parish School, interview guests from parents to industry professionals with the goal of providing guidance, insight and hope to those touched by children who are differently wired. Each episode will cover a different topic related to education or child development. Whether you’re the parent or caregiver of a neurodiverse child who has autism, a speech-language delay or a learning disability, or you’re an educator who works with special needs children, this show is for you.

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Do you have topics you'd like discussed or questions for our hosts? Contact us at unbabbled@parishschool.org.

Episode #12: Navigating the Digital Age of Childhood with Jordan Shapiro

Jordan Shapiro, PhD, an educational pioneer, college professor and father of two chats with us about his unique perspective on navigating the new digital world of childhood.

Episode #11: More than Mozart: Music Therapy with Karina Hall

Karina Hall, Board-Certified Music Therapist at The Parish School, explains what music therapy is, who could benefit from it and ways music therapy can be used to support children in reaching their fine motor, social-emotional and communication goals.

Episode #10: The Parish Way

The Parish School’s director of arts and sciences, Terri Garth discusses the history of The Parish School, provides background on the school’s founder and delves into the educational philosophy, therapeutic approach, and underlining beliefs that make up “The Parish Way.”

Episode #9: Back-to-School Tips for Children

Hosts Stephanie and Meredith discuss tips to help families make the transition from summer to school smooth and positive for the whole family.

Episode #8: Talking to Your Pediatrician 101 with Dr. Marshall Lerman

Pediatrician Dr. Marshall Lerman, MD discusses tips for finding a pediatrician that fits your family and bringing up concerns with your doctor, while empowering you to become a strong advocate for your children. 

Episode #7: Basics of Mental Health in Children with Lily Yoder

Lily Yoder, Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Registered Play Therapist (RPT), joins us to discuss the basics of mental health in young children and the overlap between communication disorders, learning differences and mental health disorders.

Episode #6: Nuggets & Fries: Discussing Picky Eating with Jennifer Woody

Occupational Therapist, Jennifer Woody, discusses picky eating and provides some much needed clarification on what is "typical" for young children.

Episode #5: Understanding Childhood Apraxia of Speech, with expert Nancy Kaufman

Childhood Apraxia of Speech expert Nancy Kaufman explains the unique disorder while discussing her treatment approach and steps parents can take toward diagnosis and treatment.

Episode #4: Beyond Academics: Social-Emotional Learning with Renee Attaway

Nationally-recognized speaker on Michelle Garcia Winner’s Social Thinking® methodology and founder of the Social Learning program at The Parish School, Renee Attaway, discusses social-emotional learning, and its far-reaching impact on a child’s development.

Episode #3: How Adventure Playgrounds Shape Development, with playworkers Ali Wood and Jill Wood

Playworkers Ali Wood and Jill Wood talk about adventure playgrounds and the importance of free-play and risk-taking in a child’s development.

Episode #2: Project/Inquiry-Based Learning, with educator Jessica Brock

Elementary educator Jessica Brock explains project/inquiry-based learning and discusses how it is an engaging and effective teaching method for children who learn differently.

Episode #1: How Creativity Can Empower Children Who Learn Differently, with Dr. Ron Beghetto

Professor, author and creativity expert Dr. Ron Beghetto shares his advice on how parents and educators can help children utilize their strengths and develop confidence by allowing space for creativity within structured learning experiences.

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