[Source:  JTeach.org] A social story is read to or with students to give them an idea of both the holiday and what to expect.  Making events predictable helps students who are challenged in new situations. This social story introduces basic concepts regarding…...
[Source: Cleveland.com] Akron Public Schools offered Lyra Christensen, a student with Down Syndrome, specialized therapy, support in the classroom and a social network. Lyra, 8, was on-track to match her peers when the pandemic hit, parents Max Thomas and Holly Christensen said.…...
[Source: Disability Scoop] Government investigators are offering up some of the first details about how schools fared in addressing the needs of students with disabilities when they shuttered at the start of the pandemic. A report out this month from the Government Accountability Office…...
[Source:  Medical X-Press] When Rebecca Acabchuk was studying mild traumatic brain injuries while working on her doctorate in physiology and neurobiology at UConn, she met a student athlete who had suffered multiple concussions. “When I started doing research on concussions, people just…...
November 30, 2020
[Source:  The New York Times] Messy handwriting is one of the most common reasons children are referred to occupational therapists like me. Here are some strategies that can help First, set up your child for success. Make sure the table and chair…...
November 30, 2020
[Source:  NPR] Kids, this comic is for you. You’ve been living through this pandemic for months, and you might be feeling sad, frustrated or upset. But there are lots of different ways to deal with your worries – and make yourself feel…...
November 30, 2020
[Source: Griffin OT] This three minute sensory diet video is designed for teacher to use with students at their desk to help them to regulate and get ready to learn. Watch on the Griffin OT YouTube Channel...
…it’s time to start thinking about how you are going to celebrate the holidays in your classroom!   We will be featuring all our holiday and seasonal boards in the coming weeks, but since it IS traditional, let’s talk about Christmas! PediaStaff has…...
[Source: Play on Words] It’s been my mission for over 35 years to teach parents how to select the best toys for fun smart play, that inspire creativity and storytelling, building language skills. Here’s what to look for: Several categories of props…...
November 24, 2020
Call Today at 866-733-4278 or text us at 662-524-9099    Are you a Speech-Language Pathologist looking for a chance to help build a speech program from scratch in an active, growing practice?  Anderson is a vibrant community with a low cost of…...