Golden Gate Regional Center (GGRC)

JKI was fortunate to have Grace Chau, Supervising Social Worker and Tina Tom, Early Start Service Coordinator speak to us about GGRC and answer our questions about helping our families get connected with them. GGRC's Early Start program provides early intervention services to infants or toddlers (birth-36 months) in Marin,...

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We Love Our Therapists’ Stories

We Shine A Spotlight on Katie Werner     JKI: Where are you from? What brought you to the Bay Area? Katie: My roots are in Pennsylvania and Illinois. I moved to the bay area with my family when I was in 5th grade. I did my undergraduate work in...

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Spotlight on a Therapist

This month we are highlighting one of our therapists, Casey Ruffin, M.S., CCC-SLP, who has been at Jennifer Katz, Inc. for four years. We have a conversation with Casey to get to know more about her and what she gets enthusiastic about within the field of speech and language pathology....

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Celebrating the Holidays at Che Fico

The Jennifer Katz, Inc. team celebrated the end to an excellent year with a family style meal in the Celentano Room at Che Fico. We are so thankful for each other and the wonderful families with whom we spend our days. Happy holidays from the JKI team!  

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UCSF Residency Partnership

Jennifer Katz, Inc. is proud to partner with UCSF's Development and Behavior/ Physicians in the Community residency program. Several residents observed our therapists to see what speech and language pathologists do first-hand and discuss how we collaborate with pediatricians to provide a multidisciplinary approach to treatment. The UCSF DB/PIC rotation is...

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Volunteer Day: Beautification through Greenification

Jennifer Katz, Inc. is committed to giving back to the community. This year, our team joined Friends of the Urban Forest in partnership with Glen Park Association to help beautify the Glen Park Greenway. The Glen Park Association received three grants from the city to help them make their vision...

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Welcome, Steve Johnson

Steve Johnson, a learning specialist, came for a visit to speak with our speech therapists here at Jennifer Katz, Inc (JKI).  He spoke about his overall professional role and his assessment and treatment processes.  Steve built his San Francisco private practice from the ground up.  He currently supports students in...

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Welcome Chad Kordt-Thomas, LCSW

Jennifer Katz, Inc. invited Chad Kordt-Thomas, LCSW, a licensed clinical social worker, in San Francisco to lead our team in a 3-part series discussion on the stressors associated with “relationship-based” careers and ideas to foster self-care. As with many professions, speech-language pathologists engage in counseling our clients and their families....

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Using Games to Target Our Child’s Goals

Our speech therapists love the game Ice Cream Scoops of Fun! Who it is geared towards: To play the game by the rules, it was developed for children ages 3+ but it can be adapted to meet any skill level. How to Play: Players evenly divide and display Ice Cream Sunday...

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Welcome, Dave Hammer, vice-president of the Childhood Apraxia of Speech...

Extend your arms forward. Twist your palms down, then out. Cross one wrist over the other, clasp your hands, then pull them in. Now – lift your left index finger. Quick! (more…)

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