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Ed Tech Tuesday: 50 Resources for iPads in Education

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Speech-Language Pathologists

This week on #EdTechTuesday, make sure to explore the top resources for apps in education. This list is perfect for both teachers and special educators. Take a look!

Autumn Themed Therapy Ideas for SLPs

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Speech-Language Pathologists

Fall into speech and language with this collection of free resources, interactive activities, and more. Check out the list, and share with a friend or colleague.    

15 Ways To Improve Your Deaf Awareness

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Occupational Therapists

Take back your Friday and learn about the different ways that you can improve your Deaf awareness. Click here for the list.

8 Tips for Incorporating AAC Into the Classroom

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Speech-Language Pathologists

Attention SLPs! Help the teachers in your school incorporate augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) into their classroom with the help of these eight important tips. Take a look!

EdTech Tuesday: 15 Educational Tech Toys for Kids

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School Physical Therapists

Inspire learning through play with the help of these 15 new tech toys, ranging from interactive dolls to electricity-generating soccer balls. Take a look!  

TBYF: Boy Uses “Make-A-Wish” Opportunity Selflessly

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Speech-Language Pathologists

In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, take a minute to read about Lucas Hobbs, a young cancer survivor who used his “Make-A-Wish” opportunity to give back and feed the hospital staff, patients, and doctors who took care of him throughout his stay. Way to go Lucas! Click here for the full story and video.  

25 Common IEP Acronyms Parents Should Know

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Speech-Language Pathologists

Attention therapists and special educators! Share this list of commonly used acronyms with the parents and family members of your students to help everyone involved in the IEP process communicate more effectively. Click here for the list.    

National School Backpack Awareness Day

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School Physical Therapists

In case you haven’t heard, today is AOTA’s National School Backpack Awareness Day. Click here to learn safety tips for avoiding pain and injury that can come from backpacks and school bags, and share this post with teachers and OTs to help spread the word.

50 Fall Activities for Kids with Special Needs

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Speech-Language Pathologists

Inclusive of trick-or-treating alternatives, candy corn recipes, and crafts with special accommodations for kids with disabilities – this list will serve as an excellent reference tool for teachers and therapists throughout the autumn season. Click here to take a look!  

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.