Monthly Archives:: March 2016

How to Effectively Diffuse IEP Meeting Tension

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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 »

Organize Your Classroom for Spring: Tips for Therapists and Special Education Teachers

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Organize Your Classroom

Cramped. Busy. Less-than-tidy. Maybe even disheveled. What’s a school-based therapist or special education teacher to do when the duties are ginormous and clear – and the classroom is, well…not exactly that?  Therapeutic and special education staff face unique organization challenges, and often seek creative ways to work within a limited workspace and budget. Making a… Read More »

3 Tips for Maintaining Work/Life Balance

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Any kind of special education job or school-based therapist job tends to require work that can stretch beyond the normal 9-5. While this work can be incredibly rewarding, it’s all too easy to forget to take care of YOURSELF! This can be detrimental not only to you, but to those you are helping. Here are… Read More »

The Top 10 Apps That All SLPs Should Be Using

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Apps for SLPs

Looking for effective and engaging speech therapy tools? Whether your expertise is articulation, expressive language, receptive language, social skills integration or another specialty, the top 10 apps that made our list have a lot to offer school-based SLPs — and the children they help.   1. Articulation Station Developer: Little Bee Speech Cost: Free (Full… Read More »