Learn effective communicative choices and goal setting for your elementary age child. In this one-hour presentation, participants will:
- Learn strategies for improving communication.
- Learn how to effectively communicate choices.
- Learn how to set realistic goals for optimal collaboration.
Robyn McGrath is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Registered Play Therapist (RPT) practicing in Central Austin. McGrath’s experience includes over 18 years working in public schools. The past 10 years she has worked as an elementary school counselor and most recently began concentrating on families in private practice. McGrath has extensive experience with a range of issues including: aggression, self-esteem, anxiety, depression, divorce, social skills, grief, and loss as well as Selective Mutism, Asperger’s, and ADHD. Currently, McGrath serves as the Board President for the Hill Country Chapter of the Association for Play Therapy, as well as providing supervision for future LPCs and RPTs. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children being outdoors, camping or riding bikes.
Ashley Fairleigh is a Speech Language Pathologist with 16 years of experience with pediatrics. She enjoys working with children of all abilities and has experience in working with children with various language disorders including: receptive and expressive language disorders, social/pragmatic disorders, apraxia, aphasia, stuttering, hearing loss, cochlear implants, articulation and phonological disorders, and feeding mismanagement. She is a certified Master Trainer through the Texas Registry and teaches sign language classes to early educators and adult learners. She worked for Cochlear Americas for 4 years and is also a licensed Hearing Instrument Fitter & Dispenser. Fairleigh is a returned Peace Corps Volunteer and served 27 months in Niger, West Africa. She is the owner of Therapy Corps, PLLC, a mobile speech and language therapy practice serving children and adults in the Austin area.