Category Archives: PT

Spring Themed Gross Motor Ideas

[Source:  Pink Oatmeal] Spring is officially here!  As a Minnesota resident I am much appreciative of this season as it means that the end of the bitter cold is upon us.  To celebrate this start of Spring I’ve put together … Continue reading

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Career Corner: 6 Reasons Candidates Are Choosing Contracting as a Lifestyle

by Debbie Fledderjohann There has been a lot of buzz around contract staffing as the number of contract workers continues to break records.  However, the talk usually surrounds why companies are gravitating toward contracting.  The fact is of the matter is that candidates … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Under Construction For Those With Special Needs

Editor’s Note:   We have seen this article posted around the internet.  The idea is controversial to be sure.  What do YOU think? [Source: Disability Scoop] In what developers say is a first, an entire neighborhood of brand-new homes is set … Continue reading

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Meditation Enhances Social-Emotional Learning in Middle School Students

[Source:  Psych Central] New research finds practicing meditation as part of a school Quiet Time program helps middle school students enhance social-emotional competencies and reduce psychological distress. Social-emotional learning (SEL) is gaining increased recognition as an important goal of education. … Continue reading

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Kids Living Near Major Roads at Greater Risk for Developmental Delays

[Source:  Psych Central] Young children who live near a major highway are twice as likely to score lower on tests of communications skills, compared to kids who live farther away from a major roadway, according to a new study published … Continue reading

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