Monthly Archives:: February 2016

8 Common IEP Questions That Parents Ask

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Meeting parents’ expectations for children with special needs can be challenging.  While therapists and other clinicians are attuned to the requirements of students’ Individualized Education Plans (IEPs), parental involvement – and understanding of therapeutic progress – varies.  As a therapist, parents may approach you – or school administrators – with questions and anxieties.  It’s important… Read More »

Top Free or Low Cost Apps for Occupational Therapists

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Top Apps for OTs

In a world where there is almost always “an app for that” it’s no surprise that there are several apps for those who have jobs in occupational therapy. These free and low cost apps range from games for children, to instructional exercises and learning techniques. Use them to add a little bit of technology –… Read More »

Top Technology Tools for School-Based Therapists

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Nowadays, it is not uncommon for a school-based therapist to struggle with basics tasks such as a coming up with teaching methods, creating lesson plans and organizing their weekly schedules. Luckily, there are technological tools that can help with all of those problems. And in our increasingly technological world, it’s becoming more and more important… Read More »

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 »

Therapy Source Receives Recertification by WBENC as Woman-Owned Business

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Therapy Source, Inc., the premier national provider of comprehensive in-person and online therapy staffing services and solutions, has been recertified as a Woman-Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). Therapy Source initially received this nationally-recognized certification in 2014. “We are beyond thrilled to continue our WBENC certification,” said Stacey Cartagenova, Therapy… 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 »