Lilly Through The Valley

AAC Has Always Been The Goal

AAC stands for Augmentative and Alternative Communication. It is an umbrella term for communication methods that are used to supplement, and/or replace speech or writing. There are many different methods available and we have tried a few. Over the last nine years, we have tried Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) cards, communication boards, Pragmatic Organization Dynamic… Continue reading AAC Has Always Been The Goal

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World Cerebral Palsy Day; October 6, 2018

Lilly is one of 17 million people in the world living Cerebral Palsy (CP).  This is our ninth year of celebrating World Cerebral Palsy Day. Each year, I plan for an amazing way to celebrate World CP Day, but often life gets in the way, and my plans fall by the wayside. If you have been following this… Continue reading World Cerebral Palsy Day; October 6, 2018

Lilly Through The Valley

Balancing Medical With Therapy Life

Writing the Lilly Through The Valley posts have made me really step back to look back at my earlier beliefs and dreams. During a recent phone call with my mom,  I saw the person I used to be, and the person I have become through the nine years of our journey.  The balance between medical versus therapy life is… Continue reading Balancing Medical With Therapy Life

Neurodiversity

I Am Also Neurodiverse; How It Affects Me Professionally

From a professional standpoint, I have difficulty selling myself to other people. Before I send out a request, I will email my editor and she will tweak it. It has taken me a long time to connect the dots and realize of why I have been struggling with this. At first, I thought it was for typical reasons… Continue reading I Am Also Neurodiverse; How It Affects Me Professionally

Lilly Through The Valley

Lilly Through The Valley Is Back; Just Not As A Blog

If you have been following me for a while you would remember that I used to blog under Lilly Through The Valley. The blog was a bit different then this one in the sense well I only had one child and often I would blog about our early intervention plans. It was more faith based and… Continue reading Lilly Through The Valley Is Back; Just Not As A Blog