Category Archives: Pediatrics

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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John Pagano shares his FAB Strategies at the AOTA Conference


Our, well renowned faculty member and friend of Education Resources, John Pagano enjoyed presenting his poster on behavioral and sensory strategies at the AOTA conference. Don’t miss his popular course coming to Millbrook, NY – close to Poughkeepsie, Albany and the … Continue reading

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A FOUR LETTER WORD FOR HEALING – Post from Faculty Member Susan Roberts


Have you noticed that people respond very negatively to the four-letter word, p-l-a-y? For some reason we view play as something too childish, even for children.  We do everything we can – exercise, work, classes – to contain play and … Continue reading

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Visual/ Visual-Spatial Resources


We wanted to share some visual/visual-spatial resources recommended by faculty member Carrie Davis www.eyecanlearn.com (free online resource with activity ideas and a few computer-based games to work on specific visual challenges- tracking, eye teaming, etc.) Visual-Spatial Portals to Thinking, Feeling … Continue reading

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NEW COURSE: Linking Play and Self-Regulation to Mealtime Success and Introducing NEW SPEAKER: Susan Roberts


We are thrilled to introduce a new speaker to our faculty: SUSAN ROBERTS Susan L. Roberts, author, nutritionist, and award-winning occupational therapist uses innovative, research-based approaches for children and teens with autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, CP, Down’s syndrome and other … Continue reading

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Light touch and Holding Interventions


Faculty Member: John Pagano Light touch and holding strategies promote body awareness and social-emotional skills in children and adolescents with behavioral challenges. Deep pressure touch is a more common therapeutic intervention. However, light touch and holding are valuable therapeutic options … Continue reading

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What Am I Doing Here? What Motor Skills Should We Be Working On With Our Students With Autism


Guest Blogger: Kathryn Biel I’ve had that moment lately. I’m not proud to admit it. Every few years, I work with a student who makes me feel this way. I have no idea what I’m doing with and for the … Continue reading

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NEW COURSE – Connective Tissue Mobilization


Education Resources is thrilled to be able to offer this new course: Connective Tissue Mobilization for Pediatric Therapists presented by a new member of our faculty; Patricia West-Low PT, MA, DPT, PCS  Research and clinical evidence suggest that connective tissue changes … Continue reading

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How to Deal with Students with Mental Illness


GUEST BLOGGER: Kathryn Biel This week before students return, I’ve been spending copious amounts of time in district mandated professional development. One of the seminars was on what to do if there is an active shooter/active killer in the school. … Continue reading

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Get Your Back To School Postural Control Ready!


GUEST BLOGGER: Kathryn Biel I’m preparing myself, as many of you are to head back to school. Seriously, where did the summer go? But in thinking about the things we may need to get ready for school, we often think … Continue reading

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