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Batten Down the Hatches – It’s Annual Review Time


GUEST BLOGGER: Kathryn Biel It’s that awesome time of year when we bury ourselves in paperwork and don’t resurface until June. You know–annual review time. Last week, I put my scheduled meetings (so far) into my calendar and wept. Balancing … Continue reading

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Get Your Back To School Postural Control Ready!


GUEST BLOGGER: Kathryn Biel I’m preparing myself, as many of you are to head back to school. Seriously, where did the summer go? But in thinking about the things we may need to get ready for school, we often think … Continue reading

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Popular School Based Therapy Conference Returns in November


We are excited to share with you the detailed outline of our popular annual conference: Sixteenth Annual: THERAPIES in the SCHOOLConference November 19-20, 2015Framingham, MA Join us at this popular conference to learn creative, effective, evidence-based strategies that reflect the best practices for collaborative school … Continue reading

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The Power of Music in Teaching Handwriting


This is the third in a series of blogs from Michele Parkins and Carrie Davis.The first post can be found here  The second post can be found here You know that feeling when you turn on the radio in your car … 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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Therapies in the School Early Bird Registration


We are excited to share with you the outline for our dynamic and popular annual school conference:And we would like to offer you our:Early Bird Registration Rate of $415Register for the TWO DAYS of the conference before July 6th, 2015and get a reduced rate of  $415.  Mention “Therapies … Continue reading

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How to Document Co-Treatments in IEP’s


GUEST BLOGGER: Kathryn Biel. Marcia submitted this clinical question: We’ve had some discussion around co-treatments and how best to document them in IEP’s — I’d love to get some input as to what is happening in other districts — is … Continue reading

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“Get Ready to Learn” with Anne Buckley-Reen Recently Featured on ABC News


We are thrilled to share this piece that recently aired on ABC news. Anne Buckley-Reens program “Get Ready to Learn: Yoga therapy in the Classroom” is successfully being implemented into schools in the US  and the UK, with great results.  Don’t … Continue reading

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Announcing NEW Online Sessions for School Therapists


Following the successful launch of our online course program last year we are thrilled to announce we have added six new online sessions. We offer Strategies to Implement in the Classroom Professional Development On Demand Convenient and Flexible Learning Cost … Continue reading

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