Entries by Avivit Ben-Aharon

Gr8 Expectations for 2015

My 2015 New Year’s resolution is…to create a mission statement instead of a New Year’s resolution. We’ll call it the Gr8 Expectations! As I look back over the past year, I am energized by the evolution of Great Speech. In 2013, the focus was on our website; in 2014, we tackled social media, created brand […]

The Case of the Cafeteria Plate

I recently treated an 8-year old severely autistic child who would only “eat” specific food from a specific plate, a sectioned cafeteria-styled one, every single day. I put the word “eat” in quotations because his eating pattern would better be described as inhaling or shoving the food into his mouth with his hands, in a […]

To Call or Not To Call

To Call or Not To Call? That is the Question! Sometimes I think children should be born with playbook. Not that the experience of having older children does not count in child rearing. It’s just that each child is different and as a result our response to each one needs to be carefully tailored to […]

Speaking Volumes

With the New Year, comes new resolutions. Of course, I have the usual list of personal ones like creating more me time and engaging in more physically-fit activities like rollerblading with my family. But equally important this year are my professional goals. While launching the Great Speech website was a 2013 milestone, spreading the word […]