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 »
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.… Read More »
Discover how accommodations for kids with ADHD, like providing positive physical activity and using privacy shields, will help your little ones. Follow this link to find out how you can use these accommodations for kids with ADHD in your therapy sessions or special education classroom. Looking for a therapy job? Check out… Read More »
Check out this list to discover new anti-bullying strategies to create a positive classroom environment and build up your student’s social and emotional skills. “It breaks your heart to witness it. Your student, who has a learning disability, sits down next to two classmates in the cafeteria. The duo rolls their eyes and sneers, ‘Look,… Read More »
Four-year-old Freddie wasn’t pleased with his hearing aids’ appearance. He boldly decided to decorate his own, and in doing so, he inspired a business that helps children with hearing loss to wear their hearing aids 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 discover thirty superb sensory strategies to help students pay attention!