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SLP Video Corner: Dealing with Avoidance and Escape During Therapy Sessions

[Source:  Teach Me to Talk] Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP of teachmetotalk.com as she discusses late talkers! In this podcast, we’ll discusses a common problem therapists face… little friends who try to run away when you’re supposed … Continue reading

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OT Corner: Touch – A Multi-Sensational Feeling

[Source:  OT Mom Says] Ok, maybe I’ve never said those exact words, but firm, deep pressure touch is definitely more calming than light touch, and obviously more comforting than any kind of painful touch. Our sense of touch, known as … Continue reading

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PT Corner: Single Leg Stance

[Source:  Starfish Therapies] We often have parents come in and ask for us to help their child be able to stand on one foot better. Usually they have heard that this is a skill that all children should be able … Continue reading

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OT Corner: Occupational Therapy’s Role in Disaster Relief

[Source: AOTA] By Stephanie Yamkovenko No part of the country is immune from disaster—whether it’s hurricanes in the Southeast, earthquakes in the West, tornadoes in the Central plains, flooding in the Midwest, or blizzards in the North. Disasters take many … Continue reading

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Peds Therapy Corner: Decoding the Mysteries of a Child’s Developing Brain

[Source: Washington Post] It’s back-to-school season. Parents mark their youngsters’ height on the wall and marvel at how much they’ve grown, but what’s going on just below the pencil line in that child’s brain? We know brain development continues from infancy to … Continue reading

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