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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 »

8 Awesome Productivity Tips for School-Based Occupational Therapists

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Productivity Tips for OTs

If pressure from administrators, teachers and parents make you cringe at the word “productivity,” you’re not alone! Staying organized and on task while providing excellent service to your students is a unique challenge that comes with the territory of a school-based occupational therapy job. Good news is it’s also one you can conquer with some… Read More »

5 Interesting Blogs for School Counselors

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School counselors help students in ways that are not always immediately visible.  They guide students at all academic levels towards college and career readiness while encouraging them to achieve school success and plan for the future.  Sometimes, they are called upon to act as mediators for conflict resolution involving students, parents and even teachers. To… Read More »

Must-Have Apps for Pediatric Occupational Therapists

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Like many pediatric occupational therapists (OTs) in the field today, you probably consider your tablet an essential part of your bag of tricks. Tablets are great for keeping notes, organizing schedules and assessing new patients. Using tablets, pediatric OTs can access indispensable tools for aiding treatment and development.  Plus, few things rival the chance to… Read More »

8 Engaging Activities for Children with Limited Mobility

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When helping children with limited mobility, special education teachers, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists and physical therapists – and other clinicians in school-based therapy jobs – are often on the lookout for activities to engage children. Whether making music or art, crafting or playing games, here are 8 activities you can include in your lineup.  … Read More »

10 Fun SLP Activities for Memory Recall in Young Children

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Memory Recall in Young Children

Although memory is not directly related to speech, children with language impairments can frequently struggle to recall information. This is particularly true in cases where speech difficulties are due to a cognitive impairment. By incorporating various fun activities into sessions, speech pathologists in pediatric speech therapy jobs can prevent memory improvement from becoming a chore,… 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 »

5 Benefits to Being a School-Based Therapist

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Often overlooked and widely undeserved, the professions in school-based therapy provide some of the most beneficial work environments in any industry.  In recent years, school-based therapy positions have received a bit of negative attention, with therapists citing the obvious stresses associated with a diverse caseload.  What these same therapists failed to report were the numerous… Read More »

8 Speech Therapy Activities for Valentine’s Day

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Attention SLPs! It’s never too early to get a head a start on your Valentine’s Day lesson plans. Get inspired by these games and activities that are perfect for the month of February. Take a look.       Looking for a therapy job? Check out our current openings: https://jobs.txsource.com Get apps and activities delivered… Read More »