Tag Archives: 3 April 2015

Placement of the Week: OTR Fayetteville, AR

  Congratulations to Julie L., on her new Occupational Therapy position with PediaStaff’s outpatient client in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Julie will be working in a multi-disciplinary team in a variety of settings, including the clinic and Head Start with children ages … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: 5 Incredible Ice Breakers for Therapy Sessions

[Source:  North Shore Pediatric Therapy] Rapport between therapist and client can be built by finding common ground and engaging in a positive joint experience. Rapport reduces tension and helps foster trust and communication within the therapeutic environment. Ice breakers are … Continue reading

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Autism Corner: Auditory Processing Problems in Children on the Autism Spectrum

[Source:  My Aspergers Child] Asperger’s (AS), or High-Functioning Autism (HFA), has been described as a social/communication problem. Processing auditory information is a crucial component of social communication, and some children on the autism spectrum have problems processing this information. One … Continue reading

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SLP Corner: Just Flip the Lip! The Upper Lip-tie and Feeding Challenges

[Source:  ASHAsphere] by Melanie Potock While many pediatric professionals are familiar with a tongue-tie, the illusive lip-tie hides in plain sight beneath the upper lip. Because I focus on feeding difficulties in children and an upper lip-tie can be a contributing factor … Continue reading

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Autism Resource of the Week: Aspergers 101

This is an excellent site run by John Habershon, a non-verbal communications specialist. It’s designed to help those with Asperger’s and HFA to learn where to focus on the face and the changes to note. Each week he covers a … Continue reading

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