Miscellaneous

5 Allied Health Careers Poised For Growth

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As long as there is life on this planet, you can be sure that there will be an industry built around maintaining its health. The health care industry is as old as time itself, and is still rapidly expanding. With this expansions, there is – and will continue to be – an ongoing need for… Read More »

5 Benefits to Being a School-Based Therapist

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Often overlooked and widely undeserved, the professions in school-based therapy provide some of the most beneficial work environments in any industry.  In recent years, school-based therapy positions have received a bit of negative attention, with therapists citing the obvious stresses associated with a diverse caseload.  What these same therapists failed to report were the numerous… Read More »

Take Back Your Friday: We #WearYellowForSeth

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Occupational Therapists

Five-year-old Seth Lane has spent most of his life in and out of hospitals due to severe combined immunodeficiency disorder (SCID), which he was diagnosed with when he was five-months old. Although he began schooling at a normal age, most of his learning has been done inside of a hospital ward. On March 11, Seth’s mother posted… Read More »

How Tasty Treats Can Improve Your Therapy Sessions

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Occupational Therapists

Increase interest and attention into your oral motor therapy sessions with the help of tasty treats! Use lollipops, cheerios, and peanut butter to help improve tongue elevation, tongue lateralization, oral awareness, and much more. Check out this link for information and examples.              

Non-Verbal Cues Boosts Vocabulary of Young Children… In Summary

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There have been hundreds of thousands of studies done on language acquisition in young children. How do children develop a vocabulary? You’ve all heard of Piaget’s Sensorimotor Stage… Children ages zero to two experience a massive BOOM in cognitive development during these ages. They take in as much information as possible trying to learn from… Read More »