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Social Skills Corner: Let’s Pretend…

by Jill Perry, MHA, MS, OTR/L  Talking toys, ready-made projects, iPads, and electronic games are all super fun and enticing. However, they don’t help our kids develop communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity. These are the skills that will ensure life … Continue reading

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ASL Interpreter’s Corner: Preparing for Effective Classroom Interpreting

[Source: Classroom Interpreting.org] The educational interpreter must be prepared in order to be effective in the classroom. Being prepared involves much more than reviewing the content the teacher will present to the class. The interpreter should have time to prepare, … Continue reading

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School Nurses’ Corner: Building an Asthma Friendly School

[Source:  The American Lung Association] The Asthma-Friendly Schools Initiative (AFSI) is a comprehensive approach to asthma management in schools that aligns with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Strategies for Addressing Asthma within a Coordinated School Health Program. AFSI provides the framework … Continue reading

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SLP Corner: Help for Itinerant Evaluators

by Annie Doyle, CCC-SLP I remember attending a conference at Stockton State College in NJ, back in the late 1980s or early 1990s presented by Dr. Wayne Secord.  I couldn’t tell you the topic, however, I do recall Dr. Secord … Continue reading

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Behavior Corner: Using Principles of ABA in the Classroom

Kristen Jensen, MS, BCBA At the onset of my career, I taught at a non-public school, specializing in educating individuals on the autism spectrum. As a teacher with a Masters of Science in Special Education, I was using ABA, without … Continue reading

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