Tag Archives: 27 May 2016

Hot Job! School-Based OT 2016/17 SY – Chicago, IL

Image Credit:  iStockPhoto A school system near Maywood, a Chicago suburb to the west, seeks a full time Occupational Therapist to join their team to treat a caseload of children in an elementary setting for the first semester of the … Continue reading

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Hot Job! School-Based SLP 2016/17 SY – Fairbanks, AK

Image Credit: iStockPhoto Alaska is calling!  A school system in Fairbanks, AK seeks several Speech-Language Pathologists with school or pediatric experience for the 2016-2017 school year.  The caseload consists of  schools in and around Fairbanks with a variety of diagnoses. … Continue reading

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Parents Give Up Custody of Son in Order to Get Him Proper Treatment

[Source:  Columbus Dispatch via Disability Scoop] Image Credit:  The Columbus Dispatch IRONTON, Ohio — Six days a week, the parents feel invisible to their son. They cannot call or text or send emails because 17-year-old Andrew Butler cannot converse or … Continue reading

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SLPs Can Help Older Elementary School Kids Who Struggle to Read

[Source: Science Daily] Image Credit:  iStockPhoto Educators call it the fourth-grade slump: a time when some children, faced with increasingly complex schoolwork, start to lose interest in reading. Yet classroom teachers may not employ the strategies that can get these … Continue reading

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PT Corner: Working With Paraprofessionals In Physical Therapy {Free Printable}

[Source:  Accomplished Accommodations] by Nicole Quast Some of the most important people I work with as a physical therapist in the educational setting are the paraprofessionals.  The amount of assistance the paraprofessionals give to my students varies from student to … Continue reading

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