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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 inspirational quotes related to daily living, being an Occupational Therapist, and the therapy process. Check out the inspirational quotes here.

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 students throughout the school year. Take back your Friday, and check out the list here.

TBYF: Police 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–but what happens next will inspire you. Click here for the full story, and please 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 school bulletin boards from BuzzFeed inspire you!  

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 only one day, eighth-grader Ryan Czech raised over $2,700 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 a Minnesota elementary school 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 a British toy company created a new line of dolls with disabilities designed for children with special needs. 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 now!