Tag Archives: 10 June 2016

Hot Job! School Contract OT 2016/17 – Vancouver, WA

z Image Credit: iStockPhoto PediaStaff is looking for a full-time contract OT for all of school year 2016/17 * Great location across the Columbia River from Portland * No state tax in Washington 🙂 * Join a strong OT team … Continue reading

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ADHD Corner: Vision & ADHD

[Source:  Lynn Hellerstein.com] One of the country’s leading authorities on ADHD, Dr. Vincent Monastra holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and is the Director of the FPI Attention Disorders Clinic in Endicott, NY. At the 8:13 mark of the following … Continue reading

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Presence of Stress Sensitive Gene in Mothers May Help Identify Risk for Having Child with Autism

[Source: Medical X-Press] I Image Credit:  iStock Photo Stress during pregnancy has been linked to several conditions, including some instances of autism spectrum disorder. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri School of Medicine have observed a variant of a … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: Noonan Syndrome

[Source: Big Leaps] Noonan Syndrome (NS) is an autosomal dominant condition that many are not familiar with.  It is a genetic condition characterized by distinctive facial features, short stature, chest deformity, congenital heart defects, pulmonary stenosis, and other comorbidities.  Noonan Syndrome … Continue reading

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OT Corner: Clever Ways to Teach Shoe Tying for Kids

[Source: Mama OT] Conquering the task of shoe tying is one of those childhood milestones that truly sets kids apart as the “big kid”. But shoe tying is not necessarily easy to learn or teach, especially for kids with special needs. Today … Continue reading

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