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PT Needing Advice on Autistic Child with Particular Behavioral issue


GUEST BLOGGER: Kathryn Biel. Jacqueline submitted this clinical question: I am a physical therapist working with an autistic child who continues to throw toys and other items constantly. He will throw items over, under and thru railings, in his sister’s crib … Continue reading

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How to Document Co-Treatments in IEP’s


GUEST BLOGGER: Kathryn Biel. Marcia submitted this clinical question: We’ve had some discussion around co-treatments and how best to document them in IEP’s — I’d love to get some input as to what is happening in other districts — is … Continue reading

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Any Ideas on How to Improve Gait and Balance in an 11 Year Old with Dystonia?


GUEST BLOGGER: Kathryn Biel. Marcia submitted this clinical question: Any ideas on how to improve gait and balance in an 11 year old with dystonia? Backwards gait is OK but forward stepping is very ataxic and asymmetry increases with increased speed. Nothing … Continue reading

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Toe Walking – the Clinical Challenge for Therapists


GUEST BLOGGER: Kathryn Biel As a physical therapist, and a pediatric one at that, I get numerous referrals every year for children who toe walk. Often, that is the only information provided from the physician. Early on, I would look … Continue reading

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PT’s, OT’s Looking for Ways to Improve Head Control


GUEST BLOGGER: Kathryn Biel.   Patricia submitted this question: So how do you improve head control? I have tried several courses and have left with no real answer to this question. Do you have any ideas? Head control is a … Continue reading

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Exciting News! We Would Like to Introduce our Guest Blogger – Kathryn Biel, Pediatric Therapist


Let Me Introduce Myself I first found Education Resources, Inc. when I was a brand new graduate, way back at the turn of the century. At the suggestion of my soon-to-be-place of employment, I attended a School-Based OT/PT Conference. I … Continue reading

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