Category Archives: Pediatrics

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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Autism Intervention – Don’t Miss This Dynamic Continuing Education Course


This  evidence based course will integrate evidence based treatments with practical techniques for behavior, communication, and function. Coming to:Aurora, IL – September 18-19, 2015Tallahassee, FL – October 2-3, 2015Houston, TX – November 7-8, 2015Mountainside, NJ – February 12-13, 2016 Stacey … Continue reading

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Please help! PT with a Difficult Torticollis Case, Needs Some Advice.


DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: Posting from Brandy Hello all, I need help!I have a baby (pt) with torticollis. She has been treated for several months. The baby also had GI issues, found out she has allergies, etc. She is extremely irritable … Continue reading

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Popular School Based Therapy Conference Returns in November


We are excited to share with you the detailed outline of our popular annual conference: Sixteenth Annual: THERAPIES in the SCHOOLConference November 19-20, 2015Framingham, MA Join us at this popular conference to learn creative, effective, evidence-based strategies that reflect the best practices for collaborative school … Continue reading

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Barbara Hodge Awarded The NDTA Award of Excellence


    CONGRATULATIONS BARBARA!     We would like to recognize our wonderful faculty member, Barbara Hodge, who was recently honored at the 2015 NDTA Annual Conference.    The Award of Excellence is the highest honor NDTA bestows upon an individual. It … Continue reading

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