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2013-12-27 23:02:38

Online therapy for students with special needs recognized in the New Products category. SAN FRANCISCO, CA (PRWEB) December 27, 2013 PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy and other special education-related services for K-12 students, was recently named a winner of the Tech & Learning 2013 Awards of Excellence (AOE) for its online occupational therapy (OT) service. The service, which is delivered via PresenceLearning’s award-winning online therapy platform, was chosen...

2013-12-26 23:02:51

30-minute webcast on Thursday, January 9th, 2014 demonstrates how online therapy can be effective across a wide-range of special needs cases. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 As more research and anecdotal evidence surfaces about the effectiveness of online speech therapy, special educators and therapists are finding that it can also be used with students with severe disabilities. PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy and other special education-related services...

2013-12-23 23:04:59

February 13, 2014 Webinar Kicks Off New Three-part “Changing Minds” Series for Special Education Leaders San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy and other special education-related services for K-12 students, is launching a new three-part webinar series, “Changing Minds,” to provide special education leaders critical insight on neurodevelopmental disorders and explore contemporary approaches for supporting and educating...

2013-12-20 23:04:47

Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation announces workshops for the administration of Dr. Lucy Jane Miller’s new “Goal-Oriented Assessment of Lifeskills” (GOAL); an innovative new evaluation of functional motor abilities needed for daily living in children ages 7-17. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 The Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation announces that it has begun to provide workshops throughout the United States to train therapists in the administration...

2013-12-13 23:01:37

The American Occupational Therapy Association offers tips for reducing holiday-related stress, depression. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 While the holidays are expected to be a time of joy and family get-togethers, the gap between a person’s expectations can lead to feeling overwhelmed and disappointed. Coping with the loss of a loved one, changes in one’s health or financial situation, and seasonal mood disorder can all contribute to feeling blue during the holiday season....

2013-12-11 23:27:48

HomeCEUConnection.com, leading provider of online continuing education for rehab professionals, announces schedule of live, interactive Category A sessions accepted for Oklahoma physical therapists is now open for registration. Plano, TX (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Registration is now open for a schedule of interactive, online Category A continuing education sessions being broadcast by HomeCEUConnection.com. These sessions are accepted as live Category A courses by the Oklahoma Board of...

2013-12-04 23:29:14

Starting in December, The Children’s Spot is offering Social Thinking Groups for children having difficulty with social skills. The groups will continue to be offered throughout 2014. Howard County, MD (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 The Children’s Spot will begin to offer social thinking groups this December for children that are experiencing difficulty with social skills. The 6-week session, run by, occupational therapist, Angela Liston, BCBA/Behavior therapist, Kimahni Peele and speech...

Autism Therapy Retrains Fight FLight response
2013-11-26 12:47:37

Ranjini Raghunath for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Our senses work together to paint a picture of the world around us. The way we respond to stimuli outside (a sight or a smell, for instance) depends on how well our senses work together and how the brain processes this 'integrated' signal. However, a simple activity such as smelling a flower can turn into a nightmare when the signals don’t integrate and the brain is not able to understand these garbled signals. This is...

2013-11-25 23:00:31

North American Seminars receives California Board Approval for six physical therapy continuing education courses online. North American Seminars is a national provider of continuing education for physical therapists, occupational therapists and physical therapy assistants. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Effective as of November 2009, all physical therapists and physical therapy assistants licensed in the State of California must accumulate the required number of hours of...

2013-11-20 23:23:29

Rehab Management Solutions (RMS), a Physical Therapist owned-and-operated company that grows private practices everyday through proven operations and systems, is excited to announce its recognition of compliance in the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS). RMS is thrilled to celebrate in this accomplishment and is excited to guide other providers on how to successfully implement reporting into their documentation. Sturtevant, WI (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Rehab Management Solutions...