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Parents Give Up Custody of Son in Order to Get Him Proper Treatment

[Source:  Columbus Dispatch via Disability Scoop] Image Credit:  The Columbus Dispatch IRONTON, Ohio — Six days a week, the parents feel invisible to their son. They cannot call or text or send emails because 17-year-old Andrew Butler cannot converse or … Continue reading

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Literacy Corner: Irlen Syndrome: A Surprisingly Common Cause of Reading Problems

[Article & Image Source:  Reading Horizons] As a former special education teacher working with students from kindergarten to 12th grade, I spent a great deal of time attempting to stay current with educational research and best practices. My objective in … Continue reading

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SLPs Can Help Older Elementary School Kids Who Struggle to Read

[Source: Science Daily] Image Credit:  iStockPhoto Educators call it the fourth-grade slump: a time when some children, faced with increasingly complex schoolwork, start to lose interest in reading. Yet classroom teachers may not employ the strategies that can get these … Continue reading

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PT Corner: Working With Paraprofessionals In Physical Therapy {Free Printable}

[Source:  Accomplished Accommodations] by Nicole Quast Some of the most important people I work with as a physical therapist in the educational setting are the paraprofessionals.  The amount of assistance the paraprofessionals give to my students varies from student to … Continue reading

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OT Corner: 4 Fun Summer Themes That Encourage Movement

[Source:  Pink Oatmeal] Summer is almost upon us!  It’s my favorite season.  I live in Minnesota, so you can’t really blame me.  I love being able to get outside almost every day!  I love to get up north, enjoy the … Continue reading

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