I think we all agree, exercise shouldn’t be missed because of the chilly weather. Click here to try out these great indoor sensory activities to keep the little ones occupied and get them through this winter!
As students around the country return to in-person instruction, school-based mental health services are more crucial than ever. Before the global pandemic, schools already struggled to offer these critical services to students in crisis—and without question, adding COVID-19 to the equation quickly exacerbated this demand. According to the National Center for Disease Control and Prevention,… Read More »
It is commonly believed that students with an Individualized Education Program (IEP) aren’t eligible to obtain special education services during the summer. In reality, educational administrators must provide extended school year (ESY) programs annually to students with disabilities. ESY refers to related services and special education administered outside of the regular school year to provide… Read More »
It’s an inevitability faced by special education professionals everywhere: the need to regularly develop and revise student IEPs (Individual Education Programs) throughout the school year. Because this critical and necessary undertaking demands a considerable allocation of time, special education teachers and school administrators are often faced with a challenging yet essential question: how can… Read More »
Going to the dentist can be an overwhelming experience for special needs children, especially those with sensory issues. When a child displays symptoms of a sensory processing disorder, bright lights, loud noises, tastes, and smells can cause feelings of anxiety at the dentist. I have been practicing family dentistry for seventeen years and have discovered… 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 »
Attention SLPs! It’s never too early to get a head a start on your Valentine’s Day lesson plans. Get inspired by these games and activities that are perfect for the month of February. Take a look. Looking for a therapy job? Check out our current openings: https://jobs.txsource.com Get apps and activities delivered… Read More »