Get to Know You: Elena Freeman
In Get to Know You, we're asking our therapists a few questions to give our families a peek into who they are as people, not simply therapy providers. This month's Get to Know You features Speech Therapist Elena Freeman:
Who is your hero?
My nana. After growing up in Japan, she was brave enough to leave familiarity and become a U.S. citizen in order to raise her children w
hile my grandfather traveled in the Army. She is the best cook and most thoughtful human to exist on this planet.
What is your favorite thing about your career?
I get to play games, wear scrubs, and help children communicate their wants, needs, and creativity to the world. How awesome is that?!?!
Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?
My nickname for bowling is "2Lanez" because you use 2 lanes in bowling league and my friends call me "Lanez."
What three items would you take with you on a deserted island?
Music, a friend, and UNO cards.
If you had to describe yourself as an animal, which one would it be?
Dolphin. They are very intelligent, social, and friendly animals. In fact, they communicate through clicks, whistles, and other sounds. Research has shown they respond to familiar whistles from old friends.