Tag Archives: PT

Bean Bag Balance Game

[Source:  Pink Oatmeal] Are you looking for a fun game that also promotes balance?  You need to try the bean bag balance game.  It’s super simple and you probably have most things that you need around your home!  The bean … 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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School PT Resource of the Week: Stander Resources for the Classroom

[Accomplished Accommodations] I’m a big proponent of standing for the kiddos that need it!  There are so many great benefits to standing.  However, when I first started in my job as a school physical therapist I was even overwhelmed by … Continue reading

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Delayed Walking with Autism and Intellectual Disability

  [Source:  Pediatrics via Your Therapy Source] Pediatrics published a large study on the relationship between delayed walking in children and the severity of intellectual disability in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) versus other non-ASD diagnoses.  The study sample included … Continue reading

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What’s a Kid’s Ability to Think? Study Finds Weight and Activity Level Matter

[Source:  Medical X-Press] Weight and physical activity levels are both factors in a child’s ability to acquire and use knowledge, a new study finds. “The question this paper asks that has not been asked before is whether it is just … Continue reading

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