Category Archives: News

Evidence Based Practice: How Are You Measuring Outcomes; PART 2


SPEAKER BLOG SERIES: Suzanne Davis Considering the three components of EBP, therapy has been particularly lacking in the area of research.  Conducting high-level research is difficult for many reasons.  One of the issues is finding outcome measures that are sensitive … Continue reading

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Should Therapists be Recommending Tummy Time


Should you be recommending tummy time for children with neuromotor issues? Please share your thoughts and experiences and then hear from our expert.

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Faculty Member Barbara Connolly Receives Prestigious Award


Each year APTA honors outstanding achievements on the part of its members in the areas of overall accomplishment, education, practice and service, publications, research, and academic excellence. We are thrilled to announce that Education Resources Faculty Member: Barbara Connolly has been … Continue reading

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OT seeks help in fostering better collaborative relationship with SLPs


DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: I am an OT and have gotten feedback from some of the SLPs that I work with… that I might be infringing on their territory. I see kiddos with a wide variety of sensory difficulties, and I don’t … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Faculty Member Chris Perme


Our distinguished faculty member, Chris Perme has been named the recipient of the APTA Acute Care Section Lecture Award!!   Chris will be presenting the Fifth Acute Care Section Lecture at CSM 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana next year. The Lecture Award’s purpose is … Continue reading

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Offering New Online CEU Courses for School Therapists


Our 14th Annual Therapy in the Schools Conference is now Online The team at Education Resources is excited to announce the launch of our new online courses. We are offering sessions (recorded live) from our highly acclaimed Annual Therapies in … Continue reading

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Faculty Feature: Robin Harwell – Dynamic Instructor


Robin Harwell, M.A., CCC-SLP is a dynamic instructor and clinician who takes complex information and easily applies it clinically. She has extensive experience in a variety of settings, including hospital, clinic, nursing home, home health, private practice and public schools. She has a thriving private … Continue reading

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OT’s – Strategies for Patients with TBI


  People experiencing sensory issues can benefit from coping techniques       We would like to share this article from Advance Magazine http://occupational-therapy.advanceweb.com/Features/Articles/Strategies-for-Patients-with-TBI.aspx “Patients with traumatic brain injuries (TBI) face many obstacles on their road to recovery. Dealing with … Continue reading

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Making the Case for Respiratory Muscle Training in Routine Physical Therapy Practice


The reported clinical benefits of respiratory muscle training include improved pressure generation by the respiratory muscles, reduced dyspnea, increased functional activity and endurance, and heightened athletic performance. However, respiratory muscle training has not yet been widely adopted into routine physical … Continue reading

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PTA’s, are you looking for a CEU course?


Mobilizing the Medically Complex ICU and Acute Care Patientwith Ellen Hillegass  Therapists are often challenged when presented with complex acute care patients who may have cardiovascular and/or pulmonary dysfunction or complications in addition to other medical conditions. Mobilizing these complex patients safely requires integration of … Continue reading

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