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16 Inspirational Quotes for OTs

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Occupational Therapists

In need of a little motivation to help you finish out the week? Check out this collection of quotes related to daily living, being an OT, and the therapy process. Click here for the list.

TBYF: 10 Unconventional Ways to Motivate Students

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Speech-Language Pathologists

Grab a little inspiration from this list of unusual ways to motivate your students throughout the school year. Take back your Friday and check out the list here.

TBYF: Officer Writes Tickets and Warms Hearts

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Speech-Language Pathologists

A Missouri man gets pulled over by a police officer while driving his 5-year-old niece home from chemotherapy, what happens next will inspire you. Click here for the full story, and share with a friend in honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  

31 Incredible Back to School Bulletin Boards

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School Physical Therapists

Are you ready to refresh your classroom with a new ‘back to school’ look? Let these creative and interactive bulletin boards inspire you! Take a look.  

Take Back Your Friday: Boy Raises Money for Friend with Cerebral Palsy

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Speech-Language Pathologists

When ten year old Jerylyn’s wheelchair went missing, her neighbor decided to lend a helping hand. In just one day, eighth grader Ryan Czech raised over $2700 for his friend with Cerebral Palsy and successfully purchased her a new chair. Way to go Ryan! Click here for the full story.  

Take Back Your Friday: “The James Gang” to the Rescue

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Speech-Language Pathologists

Fifth grade students at an elementary school in Minnesota pledged to protect their classmate with special needs on the playground. A group of James Willmert’s friends saw him being bullied at recess and made a pact to have his back for the remainder of the year, calling themselves ‘The James Gang’. Watch this inspiring story here.

Take Back Your Friday: Dolls with Disabilities Designed to Make all Kids Feel Special

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Speech-Language Pathologists

Take back your Friday and read about how British toy company, Makie, created a new line of dolls designed for children with disabilities. This new doll line, inspired by the Toys Like Me campaign, gives parents the option to buy customized dolls with birthmarks, hearing aids, walking aids, and more. Check it out!