Tag Archives: Occupational Therapist

Therapist seeks your help and advice for patient with severe ASD


Jennifer Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: Hi everyone. I’m having a hard time with a patient I’m working with and would like some advice/tips please. I’m working with a 12 y/o female dx with severe ASD. She is almost completely nonverbal … Continue reading

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Enter to win a free CEU course by sharing clinical challenges and tips with ERI


We would like to bring back our popular blog discussions, and build on our community of therapists. Our therapists found this avenue for discussions about clinical cases, problems and therapy tips to be invaluable. We are offering you the opportunity … Continue reading

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School-Based CEU course for therapists – a popular conference, don’t be disappointed!


Therapies in the School 2013  Join us at this year’s highly acclaimed conference which will enable you to provide effective evidence-based strategies that foster increased academic performance, social participation and inclusion for all children with special needs including those with … Continue reading

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The Role of PT and OT in Cancer Rehabilitation


Due to advances in the medical management of cancer, survival rates are steadily improving. However, many cancer survivors will have at least one side effect of the cancer treatment. As therapists, we are committed to improving function based on evidence … Continue reading

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Speaker Spotlight – Richard Clendaniel – an Expert in Vestibular Rehabilitation


Richard Clendaniel, PT, PhDis a well respected member of our Faculty presenting his popular CEU Course: “Vestibular Rehabilitation: Evaluation and Management of Individuals with Dizziness and Balance Disorders”. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Community & Family … Continue reading

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Pilates and Autism – Angelique Micallef-Courts Education Resources esteemed Faculty memeber


One of our distinguished faculty members Angelique Micallef-Courts  recently published in the Advance Magazine for Occupational Therapists   “Pilates is one of the fastest-growing forms of exercise, so it is not surprising that it can be an effective tool for … Continue reading

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Disability Rights Documentary – a must see for PT’s and OT’s


If you haven’t seen it already, we highly recommend the PBS documentary on Independent Lens called “Lives Worth Living” (see link below). As therapists who have been in the field for many years, we admit to being only vaguely aware … Continue reading

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Sensory Integration Discussion with OT faculty John Pagano


  Sensory Integration Needs to Evolve We would like to share this blog discussion from: John Pagano, a renowned member of Education Resources’ Faculty   John is teaching his popular conference: Effectively Treat Behavior in Children with Autism Spectrum and Other … Continue reading

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Sensory Strategies for the Classroom – OT’s please share your favorite tools


Advance Web – Occupational Therapy recently published therapists thoughts on what tools work best in helping children with sensory integration issues: http://occupational-therapy.advanceweb.com/Web-Extras/Online-Extras/Sensory-Strategies-for-the-Classroom.aspx We would love to hear about your tools and tips – please share them with us here.

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A FAB Sensory Behavioral Strategy for Kids with Autism


Guest BloggerFaculty Member: John PaganoA clinically affective strategy for children with Autism who engage in repetitive self-injurious behavior is the FAB Reinforce Sensory Match Strategy. The FAB Reinforce Sensory Match Strategy involves replacing the automatic sensory reinforcement that encourages repetitive … Continue reading

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