Monthly Archives:: July 2014

Government Getting Serious about Better Nutrition in Schools

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School Physical Therapists

The US Department of Argriculture is setting nutritional guidelines with new, “Smart Snacks in School” rules. Click the image below and take the quiz to see if you know which snacks will make the cut! We’re not giving away any answers – but some might surprise you! How important do you feel good nutrition is to… Read More »

Occupational Therapy for Low Vision

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Low vision can have a huge impact on a person’s quality of life. But Occupational Therapist, JoAnn Wright, PhD, OTR/L, CLVT, FAOTA, is working hard to find ways for her patients to live their live’s to the fullest.  Read more about how Dr. Wright uses occupational therapy to benefit low vision patients. (Dr. JoAnn Wright is… Read More »

Chromosomal Disorders You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

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Autism. Boom. Right off the bat, you knew exactly what I was talking about. An image may have popped into your head of an awareness ribbon covered in yellow, blue, and red puzzle pieces. But what about Angelman Syndrome? That probably doesn’t ring any bells for you. Angelman Syndrome causes a variety of physical and… Read More »

Special Needs App Corner: July Edition

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Hello therapists! Have you heard of Yapp Guru yet? It’s website that has expert and communal reviews of therapy apps! Their goal is to declutter the giant market of apps for therapy and help therapists (such as yourself) find the very best ones. We share so many apps on our social media channels, like Facebook,… Read More »