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For the 10th time, Cobb Pediatric Therapy Services has made the 2017 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America.   ATLANTA, GA – August 18, 2017 – Cobb Pediatric Therapy Services, a leading pediatric therapy staffing firm, has made the Inc. 5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies in… Read more »

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My grandma used to say, “Boredom is a choice. So, if you don’t know what to do one day, help someone.” The beginning of a school year is often consumed with activities centered around getting organized, becoming familiar with your district, your students and navigating the “organized chaos” of schedules. It is also a great… Read more »

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It’s normal for children to exhibit both positive and negative behavior at different times as they age and develop. But some students display high levels of antisocial tendencies – in some cases, as early as the age of three. Antisocial behavior is manageable, but early intervention is key. Research has concluded that, if left untreated… Read more »

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All SLP graduate students long for graduation day. Graduation is the time when you are finally on your own, and let’s be honest… it’s time for a paycheck. Graduating with your master’s in speech-language pathology is one of the most gratifying feelings in the world, but it can also feel daunting. You no longer have… Read more »

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Sometimes, children have all the sounds they need in their verbal inventory, but they still can’t be understood when they speak because they mumble. And their compromised intelligibility can have a significant negative impact on their lives, inside and outside the classroom. What Causes Mumbling? There’s a difference between articulation disorders in general and mumbling…. Read more »

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School-based therapy is one of many settings in which children with disabilities may receive therapeutic intervention. As one piece in the child’s rehabilitation puzzle, you may be asking yourself where do I fit in the overall picture and how does each piece connect to the next?   Two pieces occur prior to school-based intervention and… Read more »

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Children who struggle with sensory processing issues can be highly sensitive to noise. Anything from a fire alarm to a loud classroom or gym can become a challenge. Fortunately, there are some relatively easy ways to monitor and control noise levels at school and help sensitive students cope. Take a Team Approach Work with a… Read more »

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Hello fellow SLPs, I can’t believe the 2017-2018 school year is just around the corner. Some therapists like myself have thought about school, but just pushed it to the side. I keep on telling myself that I have some time left. WELL, now it’s crunch time! So, now I’m trying to figure out what kind… Read more »

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Not all who wander are lost. ~J.R.R. Tolkien   They say everything is bigger in Texas and undoubtedly, The Lone Star State is charged with electricity and folks come here to watch cowboys rope and ride, eat brisket and listen to bluegrass. So, saddle-up (leave those spurs at home) and take a trip with us as we… Read more »

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Poor handwriting is one of the most common OT referrals among primary school students. Children may never have mastered such fundamental pre-writing skills as sizing, formation, construction, alignment or spacing. A number of factors can affect handwriting skills development. These include: Attention to task: Children can’t sit still or keep their eyes on task, or… Read more »