Monthly Archives: August 2013

Do You Work in a Department that Fosters Professional Development?


Physical and Occupational therapists have been increasingly called upon to meet the challenges of an evolving health care environment. Whether you work in pediatrics, geriatrics, orthopedics, neurology, or another concentration, you will need to engage in lifelong learning in order … Continue reading

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Welcoming new babies to the Education Resources Office


We are thrilled to announce the arrival of two beautiful babies in the office. Colleen has a beautiful new grand daughter, her fourth grandchild.  Alyson, our Director of Market Development and Strategic Planning had her first baby, a perfect baby … Continue reading

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Disability Rights Documentary – a must see for PT’s and OT’s


If you haven’t seen it already, we highly recommend the PBS documentary on Independent Lens called “Lives Worth Living” (see link below). As therapists who have been in the field for many years, we admit to being only vaguely aware … Continue reading

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Sensory Integration Discussion with OT faculty John Pagano


  Sensory Integration Needs to Evolve We would like to share this blog discussion from: John Pagano, a renowned member of Education Resources’ Faculty   John is teaching his popular conference: Effectively Treat Behavior in Children with Autism Spectrum and Other … Continue reading

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Sensory Strategies for the Classroom – OT’s please share your favorite tools


Advance Web – Occupational Therapy recently published therapists thoughts on what tools work best in helping children with sensory integration issues: http://occupational-therapy.advanceweb.com/Web-Extras/Online-Extras/Sensory-Strategies-for-the-Classroom.aspx We would love to hear about your tools and tips – please share them with us here.

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Research: Evaluate Neurobehavioral Intervention Effects in VLBW Infants at 1 year


Comparing Two Motor Assessment Tools to Evaluate Neurobehavioral Intervention Effects in Very Low Birth Weight Infants at 1 Year We would like to share this research article published in the APTA Physical Therapy Journal Very low birth weight (VLBW) infants … Continue reading

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Advanced Clinical Practice in the NICU for PT’s, OT’s and SLP’s


We are excited to announce our new course by pediatric therapist: Beth McManus This advanced course will focus on clinical decision-making for medically and developmentally complex patients in the NICU and transition to home and EI. Emphasis will be on … Continue reading

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What’s new? Therapy Treatment of Chronic Disease.


Our new course is being taught by Suzanne Clark, a dynamic and well respected clinician who will focus on the very latest information and treatment skills for successfully managing conditions such as Parkinson’s Disease, COPD, Diabetes, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Chronic Cardiac … Continue reading

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Thank you – PTA Survey participants


We wanted to say a huge thank you to all the PTA’s who participated in our survey.We are excited by the results and are beginning to develop exciting new products to meet your CEU needs.Congratulations to Tim, Katie, Linda, Justin … Continue reading

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A FAB Sensory Behavioral Strategy for Kids with Autism


Guest BloggerFaculty Member: John PaganoA clinically affective strategy for children with Autism who engage in repetitive self-injurious behavior is the FAB Reinforce Sensory Match Strategy. The FAB Reinforce Sensory Match Strategy involves replacing the automatic sensory reinforcement that encourages repetitive … Continue reading

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