Category Archives: Therapy in The News

Cancer Treatment Giving Patients Hope, Not Only a Cure, Increasing Survivorship


A great article from the New York Times: When Cancer Treatment Offers Hope More Than Cure By MIKKAEL A. SEKERES, M.D.http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/02/18/when-cancer-treatment-offers-hope-more-than-cure/?emc=edit_tnt_20160218&nlid=54406110&tntemail0=y&_r=1“For my patient, I came to see, treatment was inextricably linked to hope, and I suspected that it was her … Continue reading

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NEW Research Article: Management of Individuals with Venous Thromboembolism – The Role of the PT


We wanted to share this article from the latest Physical Therapy Journal. Education Resources faculty member Dr Hillegass, leads the research team providing project management, fund procurement, and consultation (including review of manuscript before submission) and was involved with concept/idea/research design, writing and … Continue reading

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HAPPY NEW YEAR from us all at Education Resources


As the year is coming to a close, and the office is now a little quieter, after our crazy fall season, we are reminiscing and looking back at yet another exciting year. A year that introduced 7 new leading faculty … 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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Hands-On Therapy


It’s that uncomfortable moment in our professional development where they talk about not touching students. You know, that you shouldn’t really hug or touch students, and specifically not below the waist and above the knee. I know the point of … Continue reading

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EXHIBITOR AND SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES at our Popular School Based Conference


There is no better way to reach school based therapists than to present your relevant products and services at this popular annual conference, “Therapies in the School”.For many years, this conference has attracted key decision makers in disciplines such as occupational, … Continue reading

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How Common are Psychological Disorders Associated with Feeding Disorders


A new study ties picky eating (or selective eating) in preschoolers to psychological problems including anxiety, depression, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. The study, is led by Duke University researcher Nancy Zucker, and surveys 917 children aged 2 to 6 and can be found in … 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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Need New Evidence-Based Ideas for Handwriting Instruction?


This is the second in a series of blogs from Michele Parkins and Carrie Davis.The first post can be found here Guided practice has been identified as one of the eight most effective, research-based instructional handwriting practices.   http://ldatschool.ca/literacy/literacy-skills-handwriting/  This practice also … Continue reading

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Why does Anybody Teach Handwriting Anymore?


Handwriting is not as old-fashioned as you think! Certainly keyboarding is an important skill, as technology has become a part of our everyday lives. But, did you know that writing by hand, though slower than typing, has benefits over typing? … Continue reading

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