Author Archives: Heidi

Spin A Sight Word (or Perhaps a Speech Word) Printable

[Source:  Liz’s Early Learning Spot via Classroom Freebies] Use this sight word spinner to give your kids quick and easy practice at whatever words they’re currently working on. Just type in the words you want to use and print it … Continue reading


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Free Back to School Tracing Packet

[Source:  Artfully Occupied] The start of the school year is just on the horizon for many of us parents, teachers, therapists, and children.  Summer break is full of activities that promote gross motor, sensory, fine motor, and other developmental skills. … Continue reading


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Genes and Motor Skills Development Linked

[Source: Science Daily] Genes for many may be widely associated with determining certain traits and characteristics. Now a study co-led by John H. Martin of The CUNY School of Medicine at The City College of New York is demonstrating that … Continue reading


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Hot Jobs! OTs, PTs, School Psychs and PTA Needed Vancouver, WA and Portland, OR

To Apply, please call us at 866-733-4278,  option #1, text us at 662-524-9099, or Visit our Vancouver Area Jobs Page for All the Details PediaStaff has a several wonderful opportunities in the Vancouver, WA / Portland, OR area for OTs, PTs, School … Continue reading


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Growing Body of Evidence Supports Mental Health Programs in Schools

[Source:  Science Daily] School-based mental health programs can reach large numbers of children, with increasing evidence of effectiveness in improving mental health and related outcomes, according to a research review in the September/October issue of the Harvard Review of Psychiatry. “This … Continue reading


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