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Ah, summer … everybody wants to take a break and get away from it all … but you don’t want your SLP students to lose the momentum they picked up during the school year. So use this time to recommend helpful and fun activities to parents, so children can pick up right where they left… Read more »

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More than half of children who toe walk will stop doing so on their own by the age of five. But for those who continue to experience this condition – and to curb the problem before it’s too late – there are some highly effective steps that therapists, as well as parents and other caregivers,… Read more »

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One’s destination is never a place, but always a new way of seeing things. ~Henry Miller   We’re glad Georgia is on your mind! SLPs, OTs, PTs and School Psychologists—it’s time to roll the window down, turn up those summer jams and ride along with us as we drive through some of our favorite destinations… Read more »

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Every classroom has that one student – or perhaps, more than one – who demands extra attention. A centerpiece of a successful curriculum includes children learning to be part of a group, without forfeiting self. And a significant proportion of any educator’s time should be spent helping each child develop socially, which includes not needing… Read more »

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Classroom Progress Reports | Cobb Pediatric Therapy Services

Sentence stretching is key to helping children improve their verbal and written communication skills. Starting with a simple sentence of just a few words, you can work with students as they revise and expand it into a more comprehensive, interesting statement. Creative Ideas with the 5 Ws Teach children to use the 5 Ws –… Read more »

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Free Plan and Speech Development in Kids | Cobb Pediatric Therapy Services

Most children love to play in water – and play is the best way a child learns. Especially now that the summer months are rolling around, aquatic therapy can be a highly beneficial addition to a child’s PT program. Exercising in water provides relaxation and gives both proprioceptive and calming input. Virtually all aquatic activities… Read more »

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  What you do first thing in the morning really does make a difference, as you set yourself up for success all day long, both at school and in your personal life. It’s the little things that add up to smart choices, which can quickly become part of your improved routine. Here are five things… Read more »

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We picked the brains of our top team members to garner advice for new grads who are entering the therapy job market for the first time this spring. Here are six tips from folks who have learned from years of experience – and once were right there in your shoes: Attendance and Punctuality are Essential… Read more »

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When you need a child to calm down because they have become angry, frustrated or out of control, the key to success is … not telling them to “calm down.” That’s right. Think about how you, as an adult, react when someone tries this tactic on you. The reason for not doing it is simple:… Read more »

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported that approximately 11 percent of children between the ages of four and 17 had been diagnosed with ADHD since 2011 – with the average diagnosis made at the age of seven. A 2013 study published in the journal SRN Pediatrics found that yoga enhanced school… Read more »