Tag Archives: 17 March 2017

For Kids On The Spectrum, Time Change Brings Angst

[Source:  Disability Scoop] Before third-grader Shellten Brown arrives at school, teachers at Viola Gibson Elementary already have planned every minute of his day — from his morning routine to reading lessons to when he can go to the restroom. Sticking … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday OT! Will You Be in Philly at AOTA?

Happy Birthday to the OT profession!   Have you seen the new OT Centennial Website, sponsored by AOTA?  It’s very cool and has videos, quizzes and lots of stories to share about the history of this amazing field. From what … Continue reading

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Advocacy Corner: Procedural Safeguards Under IDEA

[Source:  Special Education Law Blog] What mechanisms does the special education law have for parents who disagree with decisions by a school district about the education of a child with a disability? Are there procedural safeguards that protect a school … Continue reading

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Yoga and ADHD

[Source: Your Therapy Source] Yoga incorporates breathing techniques, postural control, muscle strengthening, flexibility and cognitive control which can help promote self-control, attention, body awareness, and stress management. These are all skills that are beneficial for children with ADHD to practice. … Continue reading

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Speechie Freebie: Poppin’ Final Consonants

[Source:   Teach Speech 365 via Speechie Freebies] Hello March! We’re headed towards spring (even though where I live, we didn’t have a real winter to speak of). Today, I have a fun NO PREP freebie that targets early developing … Continue reading

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