Category Archives: Toastmasters speeches

Why Should We Care about Preverbal Infant Trauma?

This is the title of the speech that I gave at my Toastmasters Club last week.  To satisfy the guidelines of the Toastmasters assignment, my talk could only take five to seven minutes. Here it is in a longer form. I hope to convince you that we as a society should care about preverbal infant…

ReStory Your Life on Access Sacramento Cable Channel 17!

Yes, that’s right! This past Wednesday, Jan. 8, I had the honor and privilege of being featured on Nahid Kabbani’s cable TV show “The Lighthouse for Today’s Viewers.” During our time together, I gave my first two Toastmaster speeches, “The Aliveness of Me,” in which I discuss the emotional repercussions of my infant surgery for…