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Occupational Therapy Month is coming up in April. Occupational Therapy? What’s that? Aren’t you just a Physical Therapists’ assistant? Most people have no idea. Being a Speech Therapist myself I can empathize, but the longer I work with this amazing group of people, the more I admire their profession and what they do. They deserve… Read more »

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Pinterest. Social media. Teachers Pay Teachers. Blogs. So many fantastic therapy ideas, so little time! As therapists, we have more resources available to us than ever before, but if you don’t have a plan to implement these activities you may end up feeling overwhelmed or scattered from month to month.  This has been my first… Read more »

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Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. ~Albert Einstein   Virginia, you say? Yes, Virginia to the ones who are looking for a new location but aren’t sure where to go. Or maybe you’re in Virginia, but your best friend lives in Connecticut. Better yet, your parents have retired… Read more »

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Write a Donors Choose Request!   Donors Choose (www.donorschoose.org) allows teachers to request materials for their classroom by crowdsourcing donations. Teachers can write a request for anything their classroom might need: books, a printer, games, or even a smartboard. As a therapist providing services to students, you are the perfect candidate! Here are 4 tips… Read more »

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3-2-1 Blastoff! Space is such an exciting topic where a lot of information, language, and vocabulary is used. I am here to give you a description of my session to save you some brainpower when planning! My space lesson covered space vocabulary, adjectives, prepositions, and WH questions. I started off the session with a Youtube… Read more »

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This time of year always seems to be especially busy!  Our calendars are filled with IEP meetings, stacks of evaluations to finish, and state-wide standardized testing is looming over us.  So, when I sit down to plan St. Patrick’s Day activities for therapy this time of year, I want to make sure that it hits… Read more »

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ATLANTA, GA – Cobb Pediatric Therapy Services has been awarded a 2018 Top Workplaces honor for the seventh year by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. This is the third consecutive year Cobb Pediatric was ranked in the top ten and is number four in the midsize workplaces category (150-499 employees) out of 50 businesses. Cobb Pediatric is… Read more »

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Video Modeling Video modeling uses video recording to provide a visual model of the targeted behavior or skill. Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) tend to be visual learners, watching videos is often a preferred activity, and it does not involve social demands. Try video modeling and see if the individual is generalizing skills across… Read more »

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LAFAYETTE, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Stepping Stones Group, a provider of therapy and education solutions to children with special needs and autism in educational settings, today announced the acquisition and recapitalization of Cobb Pediatric Therapy Services, a provider of speech language pathology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and school psychology services to school districts in the Southeastern United… Read more »

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Taking the opportunity to teach students the necessary functional life skills during speech and language therapy sessions is my absolute favorite area to target. Many of our students will continue to struggle with attention, memory, and executive functioning skills that will negatively affect their ability to store, process, and retrieve information as easily as others…. Read more »