Category Archives: Instructor: Research Therapy, Tips and More

Our Esteemed Faculty Member; Ann Buckley Reen – Research is Published in AJOT


Occupational therapists use school-based yoga programs, but these interventions typically lack manualization and evidence from well-designed studies. Using an experimental pretest–posttest control group design, researchers, Kristie Koenig, Ann Buckley-Reen, and Staviga Gargthese examined the effectiveness of the Get Ready to Learn … Continue reading

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How to Wrap-up Your In-Service.


Leaving your colleagues inspired and wanting for more information can be a challenge. In your final comments, repeat your main points.  Tell your colleagues how they can obtain further and more in-depth information.  If you are so inclined, invite them … Continue reading

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Evidence Based Approach to Feeding Fragile Infants


ERI Faculty, Erin Ross publishes Paper: Erin Ross, a speech language pathologist and Education Resources, Inc. faculty recently co-authored a paper describing her successful oral feeding of preterm and other ill and fragile infants, based on the SOFFI (“Supporting Oral … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Faculty Member Ellen Hillegass


We are excited to announce that our distinguished Faculty member, Ellen Hillegass PT, Ph.D., EdD, CCS, FAACVPR, FAPTA  has been awarded APTA’s highest honor: The Catherine Worthingham APTA Fellow Award.  Please click here to visit APTA and read about Ellen’s achievements (you will … Continue reading

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Focus on Early Mobility in the ICU – Chris Permes approach is highlighted in APTA video


The Critical Role of Physical Therapists in the ICU Christiane Perme, PT CCS  is currently a Senior Physical Therapist at the Methodist Hospital in Houston, where she has practiced for the past 25 years with a variety of complex acute care patients. Mrs. … Continue reading

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SOS Approach to Feeding Disorders


Kay Toomey and Erin Ross two of our esteemed instructors recently published a description of their SOS Approach to Feeding Disorders in:Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia) October 2011 vol. 20 no. 3 82-87.  This highly successful transdisciplinary approach … Continue reading

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