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The Self-Regulation Hacks You Need to Try

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The Self-Regulation Hacks You Need to Try

For many students, including those participating in school-based therapy, self-regulation is the most difficult aspect of school to master. As academic expectations increase, so do expectations on behavior, and some students – ESPECIALLY those under the case of a Speech-Language Pathologist, Occupational Therapist, or other type of therapist – can quickly fall behind as their… Read More »

Therapy Source, Inc. Approved by New Jersey Department of Education to Provide Speech-Language Telepractice Services

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Plymouth Meeting, PA — August 29, 2017 — Therapy Source, Inc., the premier provider of in-person and online therapy staffing solutions, has been named an approved provider by the New Jersey Department of Education to offer online therapy services to NJ public schools. Through a carefully vetted process, Therapy Source was one of only a… Read More »

Getting Started with Sensory Bins: Everything You Need To Know

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Getting Started with Sensory Bins

Want MoreSensory Bins?See More! Whether it’s a new job, a new caseload or a new school year, starting something different is the perfect time for pediatric therapists and other school-based therapists to take a look at creating and incorporating sensory bins in to their practices. Sensory bins are an effective, portable and low-cost way to… Read More »

Leading Therapy Staffing Provider Announces Addition of Clinical Manager for Telepractice Online Platform

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Plymouth Meeting, PA — July 24, 2017 — Therapy Source, Inc., the premier national provider of in-person and online therapy staffing services and solutions, has announced its recent hire of Tracy Sippl, M.S., CCC-SLP as TheraWeb Clinical Manager. In this role, Ms. Sippl will provide clinical oversight and subject matter expertise in support of TheraWeb,… Read More »

8 Activities for Treating Anxiety in Children

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8 Activities for Treating Anxiety in Children

As a therapist working in a school-based therapy job, you may be charged with helping to calm the nerves of children battling anxiety. According to Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. and Huffington Post contributor, “Teaching kids about how fear and worry work in their bodies, and specific thinking and doing strategies to fight the “Worry Monster,”… Read More »

10 Awesome Outdoor Activities for Your Therapy Practice

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outdoor therapy activities

Warmer days and more daylight mean plenty of opportunities to get outside to play, explore and socialize. Nearly everyone can benefit from fresh air and a little sunshine…so if you’re able to take your therapy sessions outdoors, now is the time. Some creative takes on classic games − along with some totally new ideas −… Read More »

6 Must-Follow Blogs for Occupational Therapists

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Blogs for Occupational Therapists

Get ready to breathe new life into your occupational therapy (OT) sessions! Whether you’re an OT working in a healthcare setting or a school-based OT, connecting with other professionals through blogs is a great way to gather new ideas and gain perspective when challenges arise. There are quite a few passionate bloggers out there sharing… Read More »

7 Incredibly Useful Hacks for Delivering Online Speech Therapy

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7 Useful Hacks for Online Speech Therapy

The availability and acceptance of online speech therapy is on the rise, and with good reason! Delivering services via online technology is convenient, improves access to care, decreases costs and can offer children and adults the same progress benefits as face-to-face therapy sessions do. (Want to learn more about providing online speech therapy? Discover the… Read More »

OT Sensory Bins Perfect for Summer

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OT Sensory Bins Perfect for Summer

  Want More Sensory Bins? See More!   Summer offers so many opportunities to get outside, play and explore!  Summer-themed sensory bins for occupational therapists (OTs) are the perfect way to practice fine motor skills, promote calm and foster creative play. When possible, you can easily set them up outside or bring some of the… Read More »

9 Essential Books for the School Psychologist’s Bookshelf

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9 Essential Books for School Psychologists

As a school psychologist serving children as young as pre-school on up through high school, you probably have many occasions to turn to your bookshelf for wisdom. To help update your library and hopefully reinforce some of what you’re already doing, we’ve assembled a list of great books written with your biggest challenges in mind.… Read More »