Author Archives: Heidi

Pediatric Therapy Corner: 10 Steps for Avoiding Teacher (and School-Based Therapist) Burnout

Editor’s Note:  This article works great if you replace the word “teacher” with “school-based therapy clinician” as well!  Please enjoy! [Source:  Edutopia] “Why did I want to be a teacher?” We all face burnout, sometimes on a daily basis, and … Continue reading

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PediaStaff Job of the Week: School Speech-Language Pathologist/SLP – North Charlotte, NC

We are seeking a school experienced Speech Language Pathologist for a school in North Charlotte, North Carolina.  This position is a short-term position.  Applicants should be available to start immediately with North Carolina license in hand.   Pay is between $39-40.00 … Continue reading

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PediaStaff Job Search Tip of the Week: Is Your Best Face Forward on Facebook?

Would you want a potential employer to see your Facebook page as it stands today? A recent study commissioned by Career Builder, has found that 37 percent of hiring managers use social networking sites to research job applicants, with over … Continue reading

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SLP Corner: Do’s and Don’ts of Sign Language with Young Children

[Source:  Sprout Peds] If you are a parent or professional working with typically developing young children or children who are challenged, you have probably been introduced to the notion of using sign language with them.  As a pediatric team of … Continue reading

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Link Uncovered Between Down Syndrome and Leukemia

[Source: Medical News Today] Although doctors have long known that people with Down syndrome have a heightened risk of developing acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) during childhood, they haven’t been able to explain why. Now, a team of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute investigators has … Continue reading

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