For many students, including those participating in school-based therapy, self-regulation is the most difficult aspect of school to master. As academic expectations increase, so do expectations on behavior, and some students – ESPECIALLY those under the case of a Speech-Language Pathologist, Occupational Therapist, or other type of therapist – can quickly fall behind as their… Read More »
Get apps and activities delivered to your inbox monthly: https://txsource.com/newsletter/ Looking for a therapy job? Check out our current openings: https://jobs.txsource.com There’s something to be said about old-fashioned games: playing house, making paper dolls, fingerpainting, Etch-a-Sketch and Magna-Doodle. Often enough though, children want to use technology during both play and learning…(if only hopscotch while playing… Read More »
Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings can be stress-inducing, but come with the territory in school-based therapy. There are a number of articles and checklists for parents on IEP meeting preparation – but not much information on how therapists and special education teachers can appropriately interact with parents who object to information, treatment proposals or methodologies. In his widely-read… Read More »
Discover how accommodations like providing positive physical activity and using privacy shields will help your little ones with ADHD. Follow this link to find out how you can use these tools in your therapy sessions or special education classroom. Looking for a therapy job? Check out our current openings: https://jobs.txsource.com Get apps and activities delivered… Read More »
Check out this list and discover new strategies to create a positive classroom environment, and build up your student’s social and emotional skills. Do you have any anti-bullying tactics that have worked in the past? Please share them with us in the ‘comments’ section below!
Four-year-old Freddie wasn’t pleased with the appearance of his hearing aids. He boldly decided to decorate his own, and in doing so, inspired a business that helps children with hearing loss wear their device with pride. Check it out!
For children who have difficulty maintaining focus, adding a sensory component or enhancing the existing sensory features of an activity can help promote engagement and attention. Click here to learn how.