Since we formed SmartFelt Toys a few years ago, A LOT of people have told us:
"You should go on Shark Tank!"
We hear it everywhere we go; from trade shows to conferences and dinner parties.
From parents and educators to Toy Biz Experts and Specialty Toy Store owners.
Whatever the reasoning behind it (our inspirational origin story, unique patented, award-winning products or the fact that we are literally a mom and pop shop) the chorus has been a consistent one.
"You should go on Shark Tank."
Those of you who've followed our company's journey are aware that our first two language-building felt playsets - MY LITTLE HOUSE and MY LITTLE FARM - have won a ton of awards from both mainstream organizations and those dealing with differently-abled kids.
You can see most of those awards seals proudly displayed on our website.
AND NOW... we're honored that our two new products for 2022 are getting a lot of love and recognition from a prestigious source.
Today we’d like to introduce you to Yvonne Johansen.
Hi Yvonne, so excited to have you with us today. What can you tell us about your story? As a Speech Language Pathologist who has been working with little ones for more than three decades, it’s rewarding, a little surprising and very fulfilling to look back at the road I’ve traveled and the journey I’ve taken.
For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to work with children. I enrolled in college not knowing exactly what my role with k...
Over the course of my 30+ career as a Speech-Language Pathologist, I've been asked many questions by parents and those interested in getting into the field. Here, in no particular order, are some of the most common.
What is Speech Pathology?
Speech pathology, or speech-language pathology, is the study and treatment of speech and language problems. It can be extremely rewarding for those of us who love to help others overcome obstacles, build confidence and develop communication abil...