Category Archives: GUEST BLOGGER

Why is this year’s Kindergarten class not developmentally “ready”?


GUEST BLOGGER: Kathryn Biel Disclaimer: This is an opinion piece and the views expressed do not necessarily represent the views of Education Resources, Inc. This year has been a tough one. Lots of new referrals. I did more new referral … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Endorsement of Mary Massery’s Approach from our Guest Blogger


GUEST BLOGGER: Kathryn Biel The year was … well, a long time ago. I was a PT student at Boston University, and Larry Cahalan was teaching a cardio-pulm class. I don’t remember which one exactly, but I know it was … Continue reading

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Therapies in the School Conference – Time Well Spent


As the Education Resources team are coming back down to earth from another amazing conference, I wanted to share this wonderful posting I just received from Kathryn, who has attended  the Therapies in the School conference for many years. It … Continue reading

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What Matters Most – Evidence Based School Practice


GUEST BLOGGER: Kathryn Biel I have a pet peeve. Okay, I have many, but one of my biggest ones is when people justify actions with the excuse of, “That’s what we’ve always done.” You know you’ve heard it. Maybe you’ve … Continue reading

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The Collaborative Challenge for the School Therapist


GUEST BLOGGER: Kathryn Biel I just completed my first week back to school, and I’m tired and energized all at the same time. This is my third year in the same school district and schools, which is like a record … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Batten Down the Hatches – It’s Annual Review Time


GUEST BLOGGER: Kathryn Biel It’s that awesome time of year when we bury ourselves in paperwork and don’t resurface until June. You know–annual review time. Last week, I put my scheduled meetings (so far) into my calendar and wept. Balancing … Continue reading

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