Category Archives: Blog

Hot, New Jobs: School-Based SLPs – Greater Chicagoland!

Call Today at 866-733-4278, text us at 662-524-9099, or   Click HERE to Apply PediaStaff is hiring Speech-Language Pathologists for school-based programs starting ASAP for the balance of school year 2018/19.  We offer both full time and part time options, five days a … Continue reading

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Infants are More Likely to Learn When With a Peer

[Source: Science Daily] Infants are more likely to learn from on-screen instruction when paired with another infant as opposed to viewing the lesson alone, according to a new study. You read that correctly: Infants. Researchers at the University of Connecticut … Continue reading

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SpEd Corner: 5 Secrets to Maintaining a Positive Outlook in Special Ed

[Source: Autism Classroom News & Resources] These tips were developed for back to school, but really they are appropriate at any time of year.  Maintaining a positive outlook is a key element in preventing burnout, holding off stress, and just … Continue reading

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School Psych Corner: Why Principals Need to Make Student Mental Health a Priority

[Source: Education Week] Within the first eight days of school this year, three students in a suburban district East of Los Angeles killed themselves. None of the deaths were related—the students had been from different schools, in different grades, and … Continue reading

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OT Corner: How to Help Children with Low Muscle Tone

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] If you are a parent or teacher, you might wonder how to help children with low muscle tone.  As pediatric therapists, we often work with children who have hypotonia or low muscle tone.  Children who have … Continue reading

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