I love speaking for audiences of all sizes, whether its Churches, Mom’s Groups, Women’s Bible Studies, or Medical Professionals! If you are a…

Church/Mom’s Group/Bible Study:

I enjoy helping church staff understand the lives of special needs families, encouraging mothers in parenting their special needs children, and sharing with congregations what I’ve learned about children suffering with a life-changing diagnosis.

Why do I enjoy speaking in churches? Because I can freely share about the HOPE that is within me. My prayer has always been from Psalm 40:1-3 – that God would use my ministry of speaking and writing to strengthen other’s faith and draw them closer to him.

Some Topics Include:
“Trusting God When Life Doesn’t Go as Planned”

“Grieving is Key to A Healthy Special Needs Journey”

“What to do When Your Child is Suffering”

“Living Out the Gospel in Difficult Circumstances”

“Five Ways to Minister to Special Needs Families”

Medical Professionals:

I frequently speak with medical professionals on Family-Centered Care in the medical environment!

Topics Include:
“Patient and Family-Centered Care from the
Family’s Perspective”

“What Parents Want Doctors to Know About
Their Special Needs Child”

Have a topic in mind? Let me know what you need! I’m open to speaking on a variety of topics and can help you fit them to your audience!

Carrie Holt’s Professional Experience:

Carrie Holt has a B.A. in education and wears many hats including homeschool mom, hospital volunteers, and teachers. A mother with a passion for encouraging other moms in similar situations, she has co-led a support group and was a co-speaker/organizer at the You Are Not Alone Conference, a conference for mothers of children with special needs. She’s had the opportunity to speak in various venues including churches, mother’s groups, and homeschool gatherings. As a writer, she wrote a chapter entitled “When Your Child Hurts” in the book “Your Next 30 Days of Relationships”.

She’s an advocate for patient and family-centered care at Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH). As a current member of the Family as Faculty Committee, she has been teaching about family-centered care through sharing their family’s hospital experiences to new hospital employees, nursing students, residents, therapy students, and the hospital management committee. She also was an active volunteer on the Family Advisory Council for six years including chair. During that time, she sat on the Nutrition Removal Committee, Indwelling Catheter Infection Committee, Family-Centered Rounds Committee and also had the amazing opportunity to be a part of the hiring process for the Chief of Radiology. She’s also had the opportunity to speak at a press conference in Washington D.C., several hospital fundraisers, an event featuring former Ohio Governor John Kasich, and also on PediaCast, a NCH podcast.

Click here to book her as your speaker/encourager. Contracts are handled on a case by case basis.

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