I Wonder What Happened to Tiffany?

There are many reasons why I love what I do for a living.  One of them is the perspective that I feel I've gained through working with my patients.

While working at the D.O.E., I also began working as an early intervention provider.   Services are generally delivered in the child's home.  Ninety percent of my cases were in either East Harlem or the Bronx.

 The first child with whom I worked was a little girl named Tiffany...

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Tools in the Toolbox and K.I.S.S.

Fancy bells and whistles often grab people's attention.  The more equipment in a gym or rehabilitation center the better, right?  The more letters credentialing a practitioner's academic achievement the better, right?  

I have come to understand that the most important tools therapists have in their toolboxes are their observation and listening skills, their ability to effectively educate folks, and their kindness in wanting to help people feel and function better.

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