Tag Archives: 27 April 2012

Pediatric Therapy Corner: Achieving Everyday Milestones: Dressing and Undressing

by Natan Gendelman From a young age, children are taught essential life skills which become a part of their everyday function. For any parent, fostering this kind of independence is crucial because it motivates and encourages a child to strive … Continue reading

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Evidence Behind Autism Drugs May Be Biased: Study

[Source: Reuters] Doctors’ belief that certain antidepressants can help to treat repetitive behaviors in kids with autism may be based on incomplete information, according to a new review of published and unpublished research. The drugs, which include popular selective serotonin … Continue reading

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Advice from the OT Part 4 – Teach Your Students the Right Way to Write

Editor’s Note:  Last over the past few weeks.  week we have been reprinting a series by PediaStaff columnist Loren Shlaes, OTR/L, being featured on Rachel Lynette’s prominent general education blog, Minds in Bloom.  Here is her fourth installment:  Teach Your … Continue reading

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SLP Corner: The Challenge of Persistent R Distortions; Clinical Thought and Therapy Ideas

by: David W Hammer, MA CCC-SLP, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA UPMC Please note: I will be using the term “client” to refer to the children and adolescents in this article.  I feel this is a happy-medium between “patient” in a … Continue reading

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SLP Resource to Share: ‘Easyspeak Magazine’

We are very excited to tell you about a new electronic magazine that is launching for speech-language pathologists.   It’s called EasySpeak Magazine, and it is published by one of our very own #SLPeeps – Shareka Bentham who also writes the … Continue reading

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