School speech-language pathologists (SLP) are the unsung heroes of our educational systems. They empower students to find their voice through tailored instruction.
Speech-language pathologists help kids with all types of language and communication issues and are often part of the special education team at schools. SLPs also work on other communication issues such as reading, dyslexia, auditory processing disorder and social communication disorder.
When choosing your next school speech-language pathology job, consider the following states below with the highest demand for you.
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One of the biggest challenges of physical and occupational therapists is keeping their patients motivated and stimulated by their therapy exercises and tasks. It can be difficult to help patients, especially younger ones, stay on track and give everything that they can in order to make progress toward their therapy goals. In recent years, many therapists have discovered that video games can hold the key to therapy progress in some patients. Continue reading “Gaming as a Physical and Occupational Therapy Tool”
A growing number of children are receiving occupational therapy services at school, and school-based occupational therapists are tasked with providing helpful activities for a wide range of students with varying abilities and issues. Finding fresh, new ideas to keep students engaged is important, as is finding new resources and techniques to assist in more challenging cases. Thankfully, living in this digital generation, there are many online resources available for occupational therapists. Here are just a few information-packed websites to help you create the best therapy experience for your students.
With autism and learning disabilities bringing challenges to many classrooms, school therapists are in high demand. Most schools have access to a team of specialists who can help with speech, occupational, and language issues, and many other problems that face children in and out of the classroom that can be accessed at no cost to families.
Many times, parents and teachers are not aware of all of the different programs available. Healthcare workers should make themselves aware of the many different services that are available within the school system and share that information with parents, to create a cohesive plan of action when working to improve the life of a child.