Monthly Archives: May 2016

Have a Seat!


GUEST BLOGGER: Kathryn Biel This is me, asking for help. You know when you have your favorite shade of lipstick or hair color, only to find out it’s been discontinued the next time you go to buy it? I’m there. … Continue reading

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A Pep Talk for Clinicians. Restoring Focus – We Are Making A Difference!


GUEST BLOGGER: Kathryn Biel This isn’t about helping our kids who struggle to pay attention. This blog is a pep talk for us, the clinicians. I’m mostly coming from the stand point of the school-based clinician, but this can certainly … Continue reading

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Cancer Rehabilitation – There is a Need.


Great article from the New York Times in April related to Therapy in Cancer Rehabilitation After Physical Therapy, Why Not Cancer Therapy? – The New York TimesBy Susan Gubar April 7, 2016 12:30 pm “Cancer patients like me would profit from supportive … Continue reading

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Another Winner – Celebrating OT Month Competition


CELEBRATING OT MONTH! We asked OT’s to share their thoughts about being an OT. We received an outstanding number of responses, all so wonderful to read. We struggled to come up with a winner so we decided to announce two winners!! … Continue reading

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Zones of Regulation and Learning


GUEST BLOGGER: Kathryn Biel I sat in a meeting recently with the entire team and a concerned parent. The student, a very young kindergartener, is struggling. And I mean struggling. He’s a hot mess. No matter what angle you look … Continue reading

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Winner – Celebrating OT Month Competition


CELEBRATING OT MONTH! We asked OT’s to share their thoughts about being an OT. We received an outstanding number of responses, all so wonderful to read.We struggled to come up with a winner so we decided to announce two winners!! Congratulations … Continue reading

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Clinical Question: Movement to Help Stuttering


GUEST BLOGGER: Kathryn Biel I received this clinical question, and am hoping that other have insight to share: I am working with an 8 year-old boy with one of the most difficult presentations. He was initially diagnosed with ADHD and … Continue reading

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School Based DPT Struggling to Move past Bachelors plus 36 – Needs Your Input


DEAR ERI COMMUNITY We received this question from one of the school therapists in our community, she would like to hear your thoughts and experiences: I am a PT in the school system in Foxborough , Ma. I got my … Continue reading

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