Author Archives: Heidi

Hot Job: School Psychologist – Vancouver, WA

PediaStaff has a wonderful opportunity for a School Psychologist! * Great location in Vancouver, WA * Easy commute from Portland – or live in WA where there’s no state income tax * Vision to fully implement the Comprehensive Service Delivery … Continue reading

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PT Corner: Teaching Children to Catch

[Source:  Dinosaur Physical Therapy] Catching Catching is a skill set that requires hand eye coordination, motor planning, balance, visual acuity, and depth perception. It is a helpful skill for children to encourage reciprocal play, turn taking and peer modeling too! … Continue reading

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Inclusion Gains Traction Outside The Classroom

[Source: Disability Scoop] Kendall Foster was the King’s High School robotics teams’ biggest fan. She loved coming to practices to see her sister, Delaney, when Delaney was a student at the private Shoreline school. Kendall’s friends were interested in robots … Continue reading

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FAPE Case Draws Flurry Of Attention

[Source:  Disability Scoop] As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to consider how much educational benefit schools must provide students with disabilities, everyone from lawmakers to states and advocates are weighing in. A dozen amicus briefs have been filed in the … Continue reading

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Bilingualism Corner: What’s Going on Inside the Brain of a Bilingual Child?

[Source:  MindShift] Brains, brains, brains. One thing we’ve learned at NPR Ed is that people are fascinated by brain research. And yet it can be hard to point to places where our education system is really making use of the … Continue reading

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