Monthly Archives: April 2013

How can I be an expert SLP for every patient I see?

Posted by Karen DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: Hi, I work in a hospital setting where I see adult acute care, acute in-patient rehabilitation, and out-patient clients.I feel as if I can give good therapy to anyone I come across, but not necessarily … Continue reading

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Our hearts continue to go out to those affected by the tragic events of last week. As a Massachusetts based company, all of us in the office have many loved ones, colleagues and friends who are connected to our great … Continue reading

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Baby Steps: Ambulation for the 0-3 Population; CEU course for PT’s, PTA’s, OT’s and OTA’s

How do you maximize your time and target gait in your interventions with infants and toddlers? This course will focus on pre and early ambulation in a population that is predisposed to rapid and dramatic changes: the birth to three population. We will … Continue reading

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Suggestions for Coma Stim?

Dana Posts:DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: I work on a sub-acute brain injury rehab unit. Residents are admitted for generally 3 months (many stay longer). I’m looking for some different treatment ideas for my coma residents. Any suggestions for coma stim? Even … Continue reading

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A FAB Alternative to Sensory Diets

Posted by Education Resources Faculty: John Pagano FAB “Functionally Alert Behavior” Strategies provide a practical alternative to the use of a Sensory Diet. In working for over 30 years as a full time occupational therapist with my own sensory processing challenges, … Continue reading

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Education Resources joins Facebook and Linked In

We are thrilled to announce that we are now on Facebook and Linked in!! We are hoping to be more accessible to you and be present in the platform that is most convenient for you. We want to provide you … Continue reading

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Introducing our new Faculty member: Beth McManus and her new Advanced NICU course

We are very excited to announce a new course: “Advanced Clinical Practice in the NICU”, presented by our new faculty member; Beth McManus, pediatric physical therapist. We would like to thank our community of NICU therapists, who shared their thoughts … Continue reading

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Free CE course for Adult Rehab and Geriatric Therapists

Our blog has been up and running for almost a year now……… where did that go??? Our blog has been very successful building a strong pediatric therapy community, and Acute Care community. We would like now to do the same … Continue reading

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Welcome to PEDI-CAT – the new computer adaptive pediatric assessment tool

PEDI-CAT featured in the Advance for Physical Therapy and Rehab Medicine: Making Advances in Pediatric Outcomes Using the Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory Computer Adaptive Test (PEDI-CAT). By Helene M. Dumas PT, MS, and Maria A. Fragala-Pinkham, PT, DPT, MSPosted on: March … Continue reading

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