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Worth Repeating: “The Evocative Power of Toys”

Editor’s Note: Check out the comment on this article submitted by PediaStaff Guest Columnist and SLP, Sherry Artemenko of Play on Words! [Source:  Wall Street Journal] by Ralph Gardner Here’s how I would celebrate FAO Schwarz’s 150th anniversary if it … Continue reading


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Educator’s Corner: Skills and Deficits Associated with HFA Students

Editor’s Note:  It is important to note that children who are not diagnosed with HFA, but who have been diagnosed with severe ADD/ADHD may have very similar skills and deficits as the described below for the child with HFA. [Source:  My Aspergers … Continue reading


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Pediatric Therapy Corner: Autism and Creative Arts Therapy

  By: Pamela Ullmann, ATR-BC, LCAT This blog post has been reprinted with express permission of the author as it appeared on her (currently inactive but still fantastic)  Full Spectrum Blog An Emerging Need Data released by the Centers for Disease Control … Continue reading


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OT Corner: Saving the Drama for Broadway

By: Loren Shlaes, OTR/L Certified Teacher of the Alexander Technique Children with low arousal levels are constantly looking for ways to increase their energy so that they can be more alert. Unfortunately, especially when they’re at school and stuck sitting in … Continue reading


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Benefits of Structured Bimanual Skill Practice

[Source: Your Therapy Source] Research in Developmental Disabilities published research on the benefits of structured bimanual skill practice.  Twenty children with unilateral spastic cerebral palsy (CP) participated in the study in order to determine the importance of skill progression during intensive … Continue reading


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