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How To Create an Effective Virtual Education Program: Just Follow the Research!

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Virtual Education Program

As I’m sure we can all agree, COVID-19 was a massive catalyst for change in the instructional landscape of brick-and-mortar schools. Before the pandemic, the vast majority of these schools utilized technology only as a secondary, as-needed enhancement to in-person programs. Of course, this all changed when schools faced the urgent challenge of offering an… Read More »

Therapy Source Recognized on Philadelphia Business Journal Healthiest Employer List for 2021

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Plymouth Meeting, PA — July 7, 2021 — Therapy Source, Inc. the leading provider of in-person and online related services and educational staffing, has been recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal as a Healthiest Employer 2021 finalist for making employee wellness an integral part of their corporate mission. This marks the company’s 3rd time appearing… Read More »

How to Develop a Mental Health Program for Your School: From Categorization to Intervention

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Developing a Mental Health Program

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 »

Ten Terrific Literacy Learning Apps for Children

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The modern landscape of K-12 education has challenged educators to increasingly shift their teaching approach – and this includes introducing more and more technological tools in their curriculum. More than ever before, schools are offering iPads, tablets, video conferencing platforms, and other technical devices to help students develop critical learning skills such as reading, writing,… Read More »

Your Frequently Asked Extended School Year Questions: ANSWERED

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Your Frequently Asked Questions Extended School Year Questions

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 »

Building a Legally Defensible IEP – It’s Like Building a Burger!

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  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 »

Top Ten Apps to Help Children with Dyslexia

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Technology tools such as tablets and e-readers have radically changed how schools and educators teach children with learning disabilities, and part of this is due to the introduction of apps. Special Education Teachers and other education professionals agree that students with special needs can benefit tremendously from using educational technology in the classroom. This is… Read More »