Melanie McGriff

How Much Therapy Does My Child Need?

Whether you just received a new diagnosis for your child, or you are a mommy or daddy pro at all things therapy related, there’s probably a question always in the back of your mind… How much therapy does my child need? A big question therapists are often asked is, “How long will my child need to…

Dear Therapy Parents…

Dear Parent, As a therapist, I have been chosen to work with many different children, and my job is my passion. I have the responsibility of educating parents and children about a disability, teaching parents how to interact with their children, providing parents with activities that help increase skills, and giving the best possible intervention. I am…

Melanie McGriff

Mommy, What’s Wrong with Him?

Have you ever encountered this question from your children when out in public and they see a child with apparent special needs? How do you respond appropriately? What is the best way to teach your child that there are differences among all of us? How can you encourage your child to include and befriend other children…