We have a new Featured Professional to introduce you to! Tammy works with kids with special needs and graciously answered a few questions.


Fun and Function: Who are you and what is your profession?

Tammy Jackson: I'm Tammy Jackson, and I'm a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).


FF: What company do you work with?

TJ: Maxim Healthcare Services.


FF: What is Nature of special needs you work with the most?

TJ: Children with multiple diagnosis.


FF: What would you say is your biggest challenge in working with children with special needs?

TJ: Professionals unwilling to share available resources.


FF: What is your greatest joy in your job?

TJ: When my clients reach a milestone.


FF: What has been the greatest help to you in your profession?

TJ: Networking with others in the field, professionals and families.


FF: Give us one tool you would hate to live without?

TJ: My Blackberry, it is my lifeline.


FF: If you could give one piece of advice to a parent who's child has just been diagnosed, what would it be?

TJ: Take care of yourself! It's OK (and normal) to need some away time.


Tammy, 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 us know!