Children Will Love to Play With These Speech Therapy Apps

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Technology can play a beneficial role in speech therapy. Educational apps facilitate data collection and progress monitoring to share with parents. Plus, they are a fun and interesting way to keep children motivated and eager to engage in their speech therapy sessions. Get started incorporating apps into your therapy setting and check out these speech… Read more »

Common Phrases to Calm an Anxious Child within your Classroom

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Anxiety and worry look different for and in every person. When one of your students struggles with anxiety, it can be challenging to find the right thing to say – an opener that offers support and encouragement, rather than driving them deeper into their stressful emotions. Here are some helpful phrases to get you started:… Read more »

Tips & Best Practices on Minimizing Stuttering Among Preschoolers

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Treatment for preschoolers who stutter is quite different from treatment for older children. In preschoolers, the primary goal is to help children develop normally fluent speech, to prepare them for success in later life. A comprehensive approach includes both child and parent-focused strategies, as the home component is essential in order for progress to be… Read more »

Core Strengthening Exercises for Kids? Why it’s More Important than You Think

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Development skills for children build on one another. Core strengthening – the development of the torso muscles that stabilize, align and move the body’s trunk – is essential for the normal progression of other skills. The core is the center of control for everything else the body does. Core strengthening begins in infancy, as a… Read more »

Cobb Pediatric Therapy Services Named as a ‘Top Workplace’ in Atlanta

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Cobb Pediatric Therapy Services is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of The Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Top Workplaces in Atlanta for the fifth year. The pediatric staffing firm, which is based in Kennesaw, Georgia, ranked 8th in the midsize workplaces category out of 50 businesses. This is the first year Cobb… Read more »

Creating a 30-Day Happy Teacher Challenge

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No matter how fulfilled and happy you are with your school-based therapy career, it can get stressful at times. The potential for frustration, disorganization and burnout is always lurking. There’s a great new resource called the 30-Day Happy Teacher Challenge, which doesn’t cost a penny and can reap long-standing rewards. It will help you to… Read more »

Speech Therapy Apps: Asking Therapy

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Speech Therapy Apps: AlphaTopics AAC

Children who have suffered traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are often limited in their ability to uncover new information, ask for clarification, or request assistance. In short, they struggle to ask questions that can help them succeed in many common activities of daily living. The Asking Therapy app from Tactus Therapy provides four unique activities to… Read more »

Tips for School Psychologists: Warning Signs of Mistreatment at Home

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The statistics on children who have been mistreated are heartbreaking. According to recent research, one in 10 youngsters have experienced some form of maltreatment. Educators and school faculty members are in a unique position to recognize and respond to signs of child abuse, neglect and mistreatment. There may be outward physical signs. But there also… Read more »

Using Silly Putty in the Classroom to Improve Fine Motor Skills

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Improving Fine Motor Skills | Cobb Pediatric Therapy Services

Fine motor activities encompass many routine functions – and they can have a significant impact on a child’s ability to handle daily tasks. Silly Putty – which is so much fun that even its name makes you smile – can be used in a number of ways to help your students enhance their fine motor… Read more »

How to Shine During Your Next Interview

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Congratulations! You’ve landed an interview for your dream job! There’s a lot riding on it – and you want to be your best self when you make that critical first impression on your potential employer. How can you give a naturally confident, wining presentation that truly allows you to shine? Here are some tips: Do… Read more »