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Pediatric Therapy Corner: Benefits of Co-Treatment Sessions of Speech/Occupational Therapy

By: Kelli Ellenbaum, MS CCC-SLP There are endless benefits to co-treatment therapy sessions with the pediatric population. Co-treatments are sessions conducted with 2 or more therapists/disciplines to maximize therapeutic collaboration. At Red Door Pediatric Therapy, co-treatments are performed when therapeutic … Continue reading

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Special Ed Corner: What is Down Syndrome?

[Source:  The National Down Syndrome Society] In every cell in the human body there is a nucleus, where genetic material is stored in genes.  Genes carry the codes responsible for all of our inherited traits and are grouped along rod-like … Continue reading

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Three Common Myths of Bilingualism Debunked by a Speech Therapist

Copyright © April 2009 Bilinguistics Reprinted their with the express permission of the author as originally published on the Spanglish Baby Blog. By: Ellen Kester Is bilingualism bad for kids? Do bilinguals learn to talk later than monolinguals? Are bilinguals … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: The Interpretation of Handwriting

By: Liora Laufer CEO and Founder of Callirobics   I met “Matthew” in a self-paced class that was part of a dropout prevention program in our local high school. The teachers in that program have noticed that there is a … Continue reading

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Resource of the Week: The School Mental Health Project

The School Mental Health Project (SMHP) was created in 1986 to pursue theory, research, practice and training related to addressing mental health and psychosocial concerns through school-based interventions. To these ends, SMHP works closely with school districts, local and state … Continue reading

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