We have a new Featured Professional to introduce you to! Kathy works with kids with special needs and graciously answered a few questions.
Fun and Function: Who are you and what is your profession?
Kathy Dragon: I’m Kathy Dragon, and I’m a Speech and Language Assistant for 3-5 year olds.
FF: What company do you work with?
KD: Memorial School.
FF: What is Nature of special needs you work with the most?
KD: Autistic, Down Syndrome, and the language impaired.
FF: What would you say is your biggest challenge in working with children with special needs?
KD: Carryover at home with the parents.
FF: What is your greatest joy in your job?
KD: The look in the children’s eyes when I go to get them from their classroom to work with me, and the progress they make.
FF: What has been the greatest help to you in your profession?
KD: My supervisor.
FF: Give us one tool you would hate to live without?
FF: If you could give one piece of advice to a parent who’s child has just been diagnosed, what would it be?
KD: Take one day at a time. Your child will progress when they are ready.
Kathy, thank you so much for taking the time to talk to us and all the readers here at Fun and Function.
If you would like to be a featured parent or professional, just let me know!