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Therapy Source CEO Joshua Cartagenova Joins Panel Discussion

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Therapy Source Owner and CEO, Joshua Cartagenova, recently participated in an exciting discussion with other Philadelphia-area leaders from organizations with proven success in scaling sales beyond the CEO.   Listen to this discussion to learn:   What has made their sales strategy successful How they measure that success Where they struggled and how they adjusted… 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 »

The Best Free Online Learning Resources for Educators & Therapists

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With a national transition to distance learning amidst the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, administrators, teachers, and therapists are working hard to understand the ins-and-outs of virtual instruction. This has led to a significant change in the education landscape, as pretty much every company in this space has stepped up to offer free access to tools, services,… Read More »

FREE DOWNLOAD: Winter-Themed Synonym Matching Activities

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Winter is definitely upon us, and we’re embracing the season in all its glory by incorporating the most identifiable elements into synonym matching worksheets that are educational, fun and free! Increasing a student’s ability to use and understand synonyms helps to improve their vocabulary knowledge and increase comprehension of the spoken and written word, which… Read More »

5 Picture Books Therapists Can Use to Promote Empathy

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In today’s selfie-filled culture, which seems to celebrate “Me first,” it’s become more important than ever to incorporate empathy—the capacity to relate to and understand others—into pediatric therapy sessions. Empathy is critical, because it gives children a solid foundation for building positive relationships at school and at home. Empathic children tend to do better in… Read More »

8 Excellent Activities for Kinesthetic Learners

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Is your special education student fidgeting during their therapy or teaching sessions? Does it seem like he/she has a hard time sitting still for any extended period of time? If so, you many have a kinesthetic learner on your hands. Thankfully – there’s a learning style for that! Kinesthetic learning (also referred to as, tactile… Read More »

Ridiculously Rousing /r/ Sound Activity Sheets for Articulation – FREE DOWNLOAD

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With 24 consonants and 20 vowels in the English language, it’s no wonder that many children end up struggling to pronounce at least 1 or 2. And of course, /r/ sound referrals are among the most common within the school-based SLP community. It’s likely for this reason that many creative activities for school-based therapy are… Read More »

The 4 Best Yoga Poses for Children with Special Needs

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The popularity of yoga has been on the rise, at least in part because it’s accessible to everyone – including children – regardless of physical ability. And if you’re a physical therapist or occupational therapist seeking creative ways to increase engagement and awareness, yoga may very well be the answer! Practicing yoga has been found… Read More »