As children nationwide return for a new school year this August and September, Soliant has released the 2023 School Injury Report to educate parents on the most common dangers in schools for students. The report analyzes the most common causes and types of school-related injuries, including advice from medical professionals on how parents should talk to their children about school safety.Continue reading “Soliant 2023 School Injury Report”
From inspirational stories to award-winning designs, join Soliant as we celebrate these ten best inclusive school playgrounds in the United States.
Soliant reviewed outstanding school playgrounds across the country based on several factors, including the utilization of inclusive playground design core principles, quantity, and quality of play features offered, and any unique inspirations or stories behind the development, funding, or name of the playground. These selected playgrounds go beyond minimum accessibility to offer play experiences for a wide variety of needs—for example, by offering braille features for students who are visually impaired and sensory-rich structures for students with developmental disabilities.
While all schools that strive toward increasing inclusivity and equal play are winners in our eyes, here are our picks for the ten best all-inclusive school playgrounds in the United States.Continue reading “The 10 Best Inclusive School Playgrounds in America“
As a school-based physical therapist, you might be trying to develop new ways to help your students reach their goals. One approach, which may be beneficial for some children is integrating yoga into your treatment plan. Continue reading “School Based Physical Therapy Spotlight: Yoga Therapy in the Classroom”
There are many directions that you can go with your career in nursing, but many find that school nursing is one of the most rewarding paths that a nurse can take. At a glance, the idea of becoming a school nurse might seem a bit on the boring side, doling out band-aids and calling parents to pick up kids who have fallen victim to the latest stomach bug. The reality, though, is that school nursing is a very challenging and rewarding career for those who decide to go into the field. Here are four reasons school nursing is a rewarding career choice.Continue reading “4 Reasons School Nursing is a Rewarding Career Choice”
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.Continue reading “Top 10 States for Speech-Language Pathologist Jobs”
There is a stigma for many special education students that can affect their self-esteem and confidence. One way to boost social, emotional, and academic performance is inclusion. Students of all cognitive levels and backgrounds can achieve amazing things In the inclusive classroom, so let’s take a closer look at some of the benefits of inclusion.Continue reading “4 Benefits of Inclusion for Special Education Students”