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OT Corner: Cursive Law Writes New Chapter For Handwriting In Alabama’s Schools

[Article and Image Source: NPR] Second-grader Caedmon Craig is attempting to write in cursive and he’s being helped by his mom. But a lot of erasing is happening at this kitchen table in Prattville, Ala. This school year Caedmon will … Continue reading

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Playing Sports With Concussion Doubles Recovery Time

[Source Medical X-Press] Continuing to play despite a concussion doubles recovery time for teen athletes and leads to worse short-term mental function than in those immediately removed from action, a study found. It’s billed as the first to compare recovery … Continue reading

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Evidence of Changes to Children’s Brain Rhythms Following ‘Brain Training’

Editor’s Note:  Small sample size, but interesting none-the-less [Source:  Science Daily] New research questions the strong claims that have been made about the benefits of ‘brain training’ — enhanced mental skills, a boost to education, improved clinical outcomes and sharper … Continue reading

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My Self-Esteem Free Printable

[Source: Squarehead Teachers via We Are Teachers] It’s important that kids have positive self-esteem that encourages them to try new things, overcome challenges and be happy. I don’t think every kid needs a trophy for everything or that all kids … Continue reading

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Hot Job: School-Based SLP – Upper Peninsula of Michigan

We have a need for a full-time contract SLP in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula for the 2016-2017 school year.  Your caseload would range from PreK-12.  Typical needs include articulation, phonology, receptive and expressive language, social/pragmatic communication related to autism, fluency and … Continue reading

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