Tag Archives: Article

AAC Corner: PrAACtically August: Resources for A Year of Core Vocabulary Words

[Source:  PraAACtical AAC] The summer is flying by here in Florida and we’re starting to think about heading back to school. Teachers, therapists, and aides play a pivotal role in helping AAC learners develop skills with core vocabulary so that … Continue reading

Posted in SLP | Tagged , , , ,

SLP Corner: Embracing ‘Translanguaging’ Practices: A Tutorial for SLPs

[Article and Image Source:  Smart Speech Therapy.com] If you have been keeping up with new developments in the field of bilingualism then you’ve probably heard the term “translanguaging,” increasingly mentioned at bilingual conferences across the nation.  If you haven’t, ‘translanguaging’ … Continue reading

Posted in SLP | Tagged , , ,

School Nurse Corner: USDA Dictates Final Rules on Smart Snacks in School Program

[Article and Image Source:  Education News.org] A USDA has announced to all US schools that unhealthy snacks for students must be eliminated in the 2016-2017 academic year, a move that completes the Smart Snacks in School program which began in … Continue reading

Posted in School Nursing | Tagged , , , ,

Autism Corner: Pokemon Go and Autism

[Source: Autism Speaks] This post is from school psychologist Dr. Peter Faustino and member of the Autism Speaks Family Services Committee. Pokémon GO is all the current rage.  And even if you are not an aficionado or think that the … Continue reading

Posted in OT, Psych, SLP | Tagged , , , , , , ,

Choosing the Best Setting and Terms for You

Editor’s Note: This document is part of the “PediaStaff Career Guide.” Click HERE to see the entire booklet. I want to do pediatric therapy. What kind of choices do I have? What kind of placement and staffing does PediaStaff do?   PediaStaff … Continue reading

Posted in OT, Psych, PT, SLP | Tagged , , , , , ,