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.… Read More »
Monthly Archives:: March 2016
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 organizational challenges, and often seek creative ways to work within a limited workspace and budget. Creating an… Read More »
In need of a few fresh comprehension activities for your students? Take a look at these four excellent comprehension activities that are perfect for varying abilities. Read more here.
Suggested by teachers and occupational therapists, these fine motor handwriting activities work to improve pencil grasp, letter formation, and more! “I’m constantly on the lookout for fun handwriting activities for my 6-year-old. I don’t like to pressure him to practice writing but I do think it’s important that he work on his skills. He sees… Read More »
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 »
Looking for effective and engaging apps for speech therapy and some new tools to help out in your next SLP session? Whether your expertise is articulation, expressive language, receptive language, social skills integration, or another specialty, the top 10 speech therapy apps that made our list have a lot to offer school-based SLPs — and… Read More »