To learn and eventually master new skills, children must pay attention. Attention spans can vary greatly from child to child and fluctuate at various times of the day. Those students diagnosed with specific attention issues (e.g. ADHD) are doubly challenged when it comes to sitting, working and staying focused in a classroom setting. Experts say… Read More »
The hard work and consistent efforts of school-based physical therapists (PTs) are nothing less than heroic. Often called upon to serve district-wide and on a variety of fronts, those with PT jobs make a significant impact on the lives of students. Day to day, progress happens in slow increments, but in a big-picture sense, cumulative… Read More »
Nowadays, it is not uncommon for a school-based therapist to struggle with basics tasks such as coming up with teaching methods, creating lesson plans and organizing their weekly schedules. Luckily, there are top technological tools for school-based therapists that can help with all of those problems. And in our increasingly technological world, it’s becoming more… Read More »
As long as there is life on this planet, you can be sure that there will be an industry built around maintaining its health. The health care industry is as old as time itself, and is still rapidly expanding. With these expansions, there is – and will continue to be – an ongoing need for… Read More »
In honor of both Down Syndrome Awareness Month and National Physical Therapy Month, take a look at these PT activities for kids with Down Syndrome to strengthen their hamstrings and quads. Click here for the article.
These free apps for Physical Therapists will help you and your patients track progress and learn more about their diagnoses. Take a look at the list now!
Cool down this summer by discovering eight sensory-motor benefits of swimming and playing in the pool. Check them out!
Teach your students about the American Flag with Build a Flag Relay Race, a gross motor activity that works on coordination, motor control, balance, and visual-motor integration. Click here to learn how to play.