I started working as a CCT Speech-Language Pathologist in August of 2009. (I can’t believe it’s already been 2 years!) I enjoy the Children’s Center staff and its family-centered atmosphere. I also love that it offers Manantial, a support group specifically for Hispanic parents of children with special needs.
I originally chose to work in Speech Pathology because I could not imagine a more rewarding, challenging, and enjoyable career. Every day is different and you never know what to expect! After several very fulfilling grad school experiences, I knew I wanted to work with the pediatric population.
I love my work as a Children’s Center speech-language pathologist because children never fail to keep my life exciting! After working with adults throughout college, training, and at a previous job, I knew that my calling was a career that involved kids.
Children have taught me more about myself and the world than I ever learned in a class. Both my own children and those that I get to work with are constantly teaching and challenging me, making me a better person.
My own experiences in speech therapy throughout my middle and high school years formed the roots for my desire to pursue a career as a speech-language pathologist. Although the field is broad, I’ve always known that I wanted to work with kids and their families.
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