Tag Archives: School therapists

Technology… Friend or Foe for The Therapist


At our annual “Therapy in the Schools” conference this fall, our distinguished technology speaker, Kelly Charlebois admitted that she was put “off balance” when she downloaded iOS 7 on her iPad and iPhone and saw a whole new screen and … Continue reading

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PT looking for Suggestions for IEP Goal Writing for the Autistic Population


Kristen, PT, Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: I am a school related PT working with kids in cyber school setting. I worked in the school setting following college for several years and then took another several years off while raising my … Continue reading

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Obtaining Physician Orders for PT services in School Systems?


Distinguished ERI Faculty Member, Debra Dickson asks a question of school therapists: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: We have a question regarding physician orders for PT services for children in school systems. Here in CT we are able to do 8 visits … Continue reading

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School Based PT – Policies and Procedures


Sarah posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY:I am looking for PT eligibility/discharge criteria for school based PT. My district is working on beefing up their policies and procedures and I would like to know what is typical in other districts. 

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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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Asperger’s and Autism: Brain Differences Found – should this effect services received?


Advance for Speech Language Pathologists recently posted this news article about research conducted by Frank Duffy, MD, a neurologist at Boston’s Children Hospital:  The study looked at a group of 26 children with Asperger’s, to see whether measures of brain … 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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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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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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