Thank You Firefighters

Our Sound community has been busy this week! Our patients drew, colored, and wrote letters this week thanking the firefighters in the North Bay for their tireless work. We were beyond impressed by how much thought and love was conveyed in these messages. Many of the children in our sessions told us of stories of recess being canceled, how much the air hurt to breathe, and how they were scared of the fires but felt safe with the work the firefighters were doing. We even had a few kids give up their reward iPad/game time at the end of the session to make an extra card to thank the firefighters!

As a reminder, Sound is collecting funds all month log for the North Bay Fire Relief Fund. Our team will match up to $2000 in donations. #northbayfires #theloveintheairisthickerthanthesmoke

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Jody Vaynshtok

Jody is a California-licensed speech language pathologist with eight years of industry and clinical experience. She has worked with both adult and pediatric populations during her time at private practice, birth-to-three, and hospital facilities. She is experienced in the assessment and treatment of a variety of communication and cognitive disorders. In addition, Jody has a passion for working with adults looking to achieve clearer communication. Jody received her BS in Speech and Hearing Sciences and MS in Medical Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Washington. She was a part of the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford’s cleft and craniofacial clinic participating in the multidisciplinary assessment and treatment of children born with craniofacial abnormalities. She holds a staff position at UCSF and is the lead speech language pathologist for the department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery’s Hearing Loss Clinic. When she's not busy having fun with her clients Jody enjoys spending time with her husband, Anton, friends and family. And if she's not headed out somewhere fun for dinner, you might find her at Bar Method working out!