Monthly Archives: July 2013

Faculty member Ginny Paleg – Published in APTA


Ginny Paleg has the lead article on clinical recommendations for frequency and duration of standing programs for children. “This issue begins with a systematic review completed by Paleg and colleagues focused on dosing within standing programs for children and organized around … Continue reading

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Introducing New Speaker: PT Mary Ann Sharkey


We are very excited to have distinguished speaker, Mary Ann Sharkey join our faculty. Mary Ann Sharkey, PhD, MS, PT, C/NDT was named the 2011 Distinguished Educator by the American Physical Therapy Association, Education Section. She has presented preconferences most recently at the … Continue reading

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Occupational Therapists Assist Boston Marathon Victims Return Home


The inspiring Boston Marathon victim stories keep coming in –  The Boston Globe has a great article (and video) of an occupational therapist working with the newly established “The Boston Survivors Accessibility Alliance” helping a woman return home.  http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/07/21/marathon-victims-return-home-aided-free-accessibility-repairs/VUVwKF97NedK0PiHo1N74M/story.html

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Autism Detected Early in Infancy with MRI


“Researchers from the University of California, Davis MIND Institute have found that scans of the brains of infants may help to diagnose the condition earlier. The study was originally designed to follow the brain growth trajectories of children and determine … Continue reading

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What is the best part about being a therapist?


What do you find to be the most fulfilling part of your therapy work? Please share with us and your colleagues, the best part of your work. Post a scenario that was a rewarding experience, or tell us about your … Continue reading

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Introducing OT June Smith as an ERI Faculty member


We would like to introduce June Smith OTR/L, and are thrilled to add her to our distinguished list of Faculty members.June is a dynamic and engaging instructor, is an Occupational Therapist and licensed Brain Gym®Instructor. She has certifications in Sensory … Continue reading

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Early Bloomers – The Critical Role of OT and PT in the NICU


Sharing this from Today in PT: “For babies born prematurely, the tenuous first weeks of life often are filled with myriad medical interventions in the neonatal intensive care unit to help them adjust to life outside the womb. New research, however, … Continue reading

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