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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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New Pediatric CEU Course


Featuring our New Course:“Integrating Movement-Based and Learning Strategies: An Evidence Based Approach to Enhance Engagement and Function in Children”June Smith September 20-21, 2013 – Wilkes Barre Township, PA  This dynamic and interactive workshop will teach clinicians a wide range of … Continue reading

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Introducing New Speaker: PT Mary Ann Sharkey


We are very excited to have distinguished speaker, Mary Ann Sharkey join our faculty. Mary Ann Sharkey, PhD, MS, PT, C/NDT was named the 2011 Distinguished Educator by the American Physical Therapy Association, Education Section. She has presented preconferences most recently at the … Continue reading

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What is the best part about being a therapist?


What do you find to be the most fulfilling part of your therapy work? Please share with us and your colleagues, the best part of your work. Post a scenario that was a rewarding experience, or tell us about your … Continue reading

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Introducing OT June Smith as an ERI Faculty member


We would like to introduce June Smith OTR/L, and are thrilled to add her to our distinguished list of Faculty members.June is a dynamic and engaging instructor, is an Occupational Therapist and licensed Brain Gym®Instructor. She has certifications in Sensory … Continue reading

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LEZLIE ADLER – Internationally Recognized and Respected OT


ERI SPEAKER PROFILE: LEZLIE ADLER, MA, OTR, FMOTA,C/NDT Lezlies course are always well received, and she is one of our popular speakers. She is an internationally recognized and respected clinician and consultant with extensive and broad experience in medical, educational … Continue reading

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Glen Gillen gives Slagle Lecture at AOTA Annual Conference


Glen Gillen, EdD, OTR, FAOTA, recently gave the Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture, at the AOTA annual confernece. His talk, titled “A Fork in the Road: An Occupational Hazard?” looked at contemporary OT practice through a historical lens.  Please click here … Continue reading

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Baby Steps: Ambulation for the 0-3 Population; CEU course for PT’s, PTA’s, OT’s and OTA’s


How do you maximize your time and target gait in your interventions with infants and toddlers? This course will focus on pre and early ambulation in a population that is predisposed to rapid and dramatic changes: the birth to three population. We will … Continue reading

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Sensory Processing Disorder……. in Me!!!


Post from Barbara, Our Company Co-Founder A recent bout with unexpected sunburn (are they ever expected?) left my back so “prickly” that it ruined an entire day and night of my island vacation. Prickly doesn’t really describe the agony I … Continue reading

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Occupational Therapist CEU’s: New York Update


Starting on February 13, 2013, New York Licensed Occupational Therapists and OT Assistants are now required to complete 36 hours of continuing competency when they renew their licenses every three years.  These requirements will be phased in during the first … Continue reading

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