Tag Archives: Speech therapy

A FAB Alternative to Sensory Diets


Posted by Education Resources Faculty: John Pagano FAB “Functionally Alert Behavior” Strategies provide a practical alternative to the use of a Sensory Diet. In working for over 30 years as a full time occupational therapist with my own sensory processing challenges, … Continue reading

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Finding the best speech-language Apps to use…Help!


Who knew when iPads and other tablets first came out that this incredible piece of technology, would become a therapy tool? With hundreds of apps out there ranging from free to $200 or more, how do you know which app … Continue reading

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Free CE Course for Acute Care Therapists


Our new blog has been very successful building a strong pediatric therapy community. We would like now to do the same for our acute care therapists, building a community that will serve you well, a place for you to share … Continue reading

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Stretching Your Continuing Education Dollars


One of the frequently asked questions we get is: what is the most efficient use of my budgeted continuing education dollars?  We are very aware of how CE budgets have been cut in recent years, and we have approached this … Continue reading

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Case Study Protocols


Jen Posts DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: We are a multidisciplinary pediatric practice and are looking to start doing some case studies. Our last student did some research and came up with a protocol and I was surprised at how involved it … Continue reading

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Choosing the right course for you. Principles of Adult Learning (yes…this means you!)


Ok…you are ready to take a continuing education course to help you advance your career as a physical, occupational or speech therapist, and you are trying to choose one. When you look at the outline of the course, ask yourself … Continue reading

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Evidence Based Approach to Feeding Fragile Infants


ERI Faculty, Erin Ross publishes Paper: Erin Ross, a speech language pathologist and Education Resources, Inc. faculty recently co-authored a paper describing her successful oral feeding of preterm and other ill and fragile infants, based on the SOFFI (“Supporting Oral … Continue reading

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Link between NSAIDS and signs of AU?


Britney Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: I am a pediatric physical therapist, and I have a 33 mo old male patient who has been exhibiting signs of autism since he was about 18-19 mos; his mother has been told by a … Continue reading

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Feeding Dilemma – 5 month old


Jennifer Martin Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY:  I am an SLP working with a 5-month old, full-term baby, who was born with a duplication of chromosome 7. She is feeding using a Habermann feeder right now. She is not able to … Continue reading

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SOS Approach to Feeding Disorders


Kay Toomey and Erin Ross two of our esteemed instructors recently published a description of their SOS Approach to Feeding Disorders in:Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia) October 2011 vol. 20 no. 3 82-87.  This highly successful transdisciplinary approach … Continue reading

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