Tag Archives: 16 May 2014

“Help” or “Helper” for Life Skills

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] An interesting study was published in Child Development comparing the motivational levels of children willing to help adults based on how the children were asked to help.  The participants included about 150, 3-6 year olds, who participated … Continue reading

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PediaStaff Hot Job of the Week: Pediatric Outpatient SLP – Bismarck, ND

  Come and join an established pediatric outpatient clinic who recently opened a brand new office in Bismarck, ND.  Occupational and Physical therapists are already seeing a caseload.  Our client seeks to add an SLP-CCC or an SLP-CFY with pediatric … Continue reading

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SLP Corner: The Effectiveness of Language Facilitation

by Becca Jarzynski, M.S. CCC-SLP A while back, I posted on the ABCs of ABA.  Within that post, I described the basics of ABA, a method of therapy that I believe is often a bit misunderstood.  I also promised to follow … Continue reading

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PT Corner: Got Balance?

by Shelley Manell, PT, C/NDT I see quite a lot of 6/7 year olds who are having difficulty balancing on one foot to kick a ball or hop.  During my assessment, I explain to parents that children’s ability to accomplish these … Continue reading

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Worth Repeating: Exercising the Mind to Treat Attention Deficits

Thank You to @EmmausKevinK on Twitter for calling our attention to this great article! [Source:  Well Blog, New York Times] Which will it be — the berries or the chocolate dessert? Homework or the Xbox? Finish that memo, or roam … Continue reading

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