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Let’s face it – Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings can induce some stress. If you’re in one of the following school-based therapy jobs, you can diffuse IEP meeting tension by applying three of Dale Carnegie’s human relations principles. Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) Occupational therapists (OTs) Physical therapists (PTs) Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) School Counselors School Social… Read More »
To close out Autism Awareness Month, we are excited to welcome our first ever guest blogger, Victoria Rusay. Victoria is a Levittown, PA-based mom of two. Her older child, Eliza (age 4) was diagnosed with non-verbal autism 2 1/2 years ago. Here, Victoria shares how Eliza’s diagnosis has put into perspective what really matters. … Read More »
Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings can be stress-inducing, but come with the territory in school-based therapy. There are a number of articles and checklists for parents on IEP meeting preparation – but not much information on how therapists and special education teachers can appropriately interact with parents who object to information, treatment proposals or methodologies. In his widely-read… Read More »