Using Fall-Themed Books to Enhance Speech Therapy

Pumpkins, old ladies, and turkeys, oh my! Fall is full of fun activities for you to bring into your speech therapy room. I love to put away my games and card decks and pull out a seasonal book. I’ve found that using books can be just as engaging to my students and books are great for mixed therapy groups. Hint: if you don’t own a copy of the book you want to use, you can almost always find a read aloud on YouTube or borrow it from your local or school library.

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The Stepping Stones Group Acquires Ardor School Solutions, the School Division of Ardor Health Solutions

October 15, 2020

BOSTON, MA - The Stepping Stones Group (Stepping Stones), a leading national provider of therapeutic, behavioral health, and autism services to children in educational and community settings, announced the acquisition of Ardor School Solutions, the school division of Ardor Health Solutions. 

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Vision Skills in School Occupational Therapy

Have you ever tried doing even a familiar task with your eyes closed? What about trying to find something cluttered in a drawer when you are in a hurry? Vision impacts everything that we do in our daily lives!

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Physical Therapy Day of Service

What is Physical Therapy (PT)?

Physical Therapy is a type of care that is provided by a licensed individual who improves movement, flexibility, relieves pain, prevents recovery from injuries and disabilities, and many more functions to help your body move better and prevent further injury.

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Maintaining a Positive Mindset During this Challenging Time

COVID-19 has been a time of uncertainty and negativity within all of our worlds. It has caused many unforeseen circumstances and has forced education and medical professionals to go into worlds of unknown.

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Calming Down Techniques for Children

Whether in school or virtual learning, we all need to take the time to calm down and learn strategies that cater to us. Going back to school is always exciting, but for some students it can be frustrating, and a new experience.

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Labor Day: Speech and Language Activities

Whether or not you consider Labor Day to be the first three day weekend of the school year, the official end of summer, or an excuse for a BBQ, Labor Day is a national holiday that was created to celebrate the workforce of America.

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Using Diversified Materials

Whether you are new to the profession of speech-language pathology or a seasoned veteran, you have probably discovered that using visuals in therapy helps keep students and clients engaged as well as reinforce the teaching and learning of skills. With that thought in mind, how important is it to use diversified materials in therapy?

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Acceptable Behavior in the Classroom

Acceptable behavior in the classroom should be in a learning-centered environment in which teachers, aides, and students are unhindered by disruptive behaviors.

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Back to School Activities

If you’re like me you’re probably thinking how in the world is it already time to go back to school?  Whether you’re returning to school in person or continuing virtual learning there are plenty of activities to make your sessions fun and engaging.

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