62: Early Intervention and Parent Involvement with Amanda Gerson

Early Intervention and Parent Involvement with Amanda Gerson

Do you work with younger kiddos and their parents?

My guest, Amanda Gerson, and I are talking about early intervention and the importance of parent involvement.

Amanda (Karas) Gerson, M.S., CCC-SLP, TSSLD is a pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist with a passion for working with children, families and professionals.

Amanda has experience in both the private practice and school setting. She is the owner of ABG Speech Therapy, a private practice in NYC and NJ, dedicated to working with children with a variety of communication disorders and empowering parents with the tools to get their child talking. 

Amanda has also been published in the National Stuttering Association's Magazine.

When Amanda is not working with families and children, you can find her sharing tips on her Instagram @abg_speechtherapy and creating resources for both Teachers Pay Teachers as well as Boom Learning.  

In This Episode You’ll Discover:

  • The importance of parent involvement
  • Common questions parents have about their child
  • Why it’s okay to read the same books over and over
  • Managing virtual sessions with children and parents
  • How to deal with parents that are resistant
  • What to do if parents don’t have tools or books available
  • Why you should start working with core words for young children
  • How to handle lack of progress

I am so glad that Amanda joined me for this episode because I know that a lot of you also work with younger children and want more information and advice for that!

It can definitely be a challenge, so I hope you found this episode really helpful!

Early Intervention and Parent Involvement with Amanda Gerson


Joke of the Week:

Q: How do you close a letter under the sea?

A: With a seal!


Resources Mentioned: 


Speech Sound Development Guide + First Words Tips

Instagram: @abg_speechtherapy

Facebook: ABGSpeechTherapy

Amanda's Boom Learning Resources

Amanda's TpT Store


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