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We’re Counting Down Five Fun New Year’s Themed Activities

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It’s hard to believe that we’ll soon be starting another year!  As the holidays approach and the current year ends…whether you are a speech-language pathologist, occupational therapist, or another type of school-based therapist…you may be looking for ways to mark the old and ring in the new in your school-based therapy job.   With some… Read More »

6 Fun Sensory Activities for Everyday Life

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Children of all ages and abilities – not just those in the care of a speech-language pathologist, occupational therapist, school psychologist, or other type of school-based therapist – can benefit from sensory experiences. For those in your therapy classroom or sessions who may be struggling to make sense of the world around them, chances to… Read More »

Ten Awesome Ideas for Early Speech and Language Intervention

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When it comes to early speech and language intervention, the simplest actions and objects can inspire progress—especially with your littlest subjects. We researched popular and effective early speech and language intervention techniques and found that school-based SLPs and other types of school-based therapists continue to be a team of crafty, creative and innovative experts willing… Read More »

4 Long-Term Behavioral Therapy Strategies To Help Children Manage Anger

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Anger Management for Kids

Helping students on your caseload to manage their anger might sometimes feel like navigating a ship through murky waters. While it may be challenging to work with students dealing with anger issues, as a therapist in a school-based therapy job, you are instrumental in helping them learn to manage their emotions with a healthy mindset.… Read More »

Top 10 SLP Activities for Articulation

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SLP Activities for Articulation

As a Speech-Language Pathologist in a school-based therapy job, you may feel a bit overwhelmed when it comes to prepping materials for articulation therapy, as part of your SLP job. So for this week’s blog entry, we curated articulation activities for speech therapy with simple set-up and easy delivery. Fortune Tellers These little games are… Read More »

How to Prepare for an Interview for a School-Based Therapy Position

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Are you searching for a school-based therapy job? Want to feel confident and prepared in your next – or first – interview for a school-based therapy position with special education department staff? No matter what your profession – speech-language pathologist (SLP), occupational therapist (OT), physical therapist (PT), Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) or another –… Read More »

Creating an Organized Classroom for Spring: Tips for Therapists and Special Education Teachers

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Organize Your Classroom

Cramped. Busy. Less-than-tidy. Maybe even disheveled. What’s a school-based therapist or special education teacher to do when the duties are ginormous and clear – and the classroom is, well…not exactly that?  Therapeutic and special education staff face unique organizational challenges, and often seek creative ways to work within a limited workspace and budget. Creating an… Read More »