It’s no secret that Occupational Therapy is an excellent career field. This short and encouraging video provides an accurate summary of the importance of Occupational Therapy and explains exactly why we love OTs.
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 »
Plymouth Meeting, PA — August 16, 2018 — Therapy Source, Inc., the premier provider of in-person and online therapy staffing solutions to the education industry, today announced that co-owner and CEO Joshua Cartagenova has joined the conference agenda of the 2018 Staffing Industry Analyst Healthcare Staffing Summit. The Healthcare Staffing Summit will take place November… Read More »
On a recent rainy weekend, my young daughter approached me with a cautiousness I immediately recognized as a sign that she was about to ask something she knew I wouldn’t like.“Mommy,” she said. “Can we try…making homemade slime?” Slime! UGH! I had only recently learned that making homemade slime had evolved from a niche internet… Read More »