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2014-02-28 23:04:55

New Study in AOTA's American Journal of Occupational Therapy Provides Insight Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 New research conducted by a group of occupational therapists provides insight into the specific social activities that challenge children and pre-teens diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). By looking at the participation rates of more than 700 children between ages 5 and 13, researchers found that children with ASD experience a lack of participation in social...

2014-02-26 23:01:50

Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation and the Arizona Occupational Therapy Association (ArizOTA) collaborate to present a workshop 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, as the pediatric track during the 2014 ArizOTA Spring Conference. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 The Sensory Processing Disorder...

2014-02-26 16:29:33

Art Lubinski, PT, DPT, OCS of Oak Forest, IL, has been honored with a recognition by Chicago Magazine in its selection of "Chicago's Outstanding Physical Therapists & Occupational Therapists." OAK FOREST, Ill., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the March, 2014 issue of Chicago Magazine published by Tribune Company, Rehab In Motion & Physical Therapy was selected for the following honor: "Chicago's Outstanding Physical...

2014-02-25 23:25:30

PresenceLearning's online speech therapy provides an easy-to-manage alternative for virtual schools. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 PA Distance Learning Charter School has chosen PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy and other special education-related services for K-12 students, as part of their mission to provide the best virtual curriculum, instruction and environment to enable all students’ mastery of academic skills. Students with special needs now...

2014-02-25 12:28:25

Core Concepts announced a team expansion to include occupational therapy for a more comprehensive hand therapy and upper limb rehabilitation service. SINGAPORE, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Core Concepts, one of Singapore's largest private musculoskeletal health group of clinics, announced an expansion of their team comprising of physiotherapists, sports massage therapist and sports trainers to include an Occupational Therapist. (Photo:...

2014-02-24 08:29:11

CHICAGO, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers--the largest physical therapist owned and managed practice in the U.S--is kicking off the New Year by offering free pain assessment and injury screens from licensed professionals trained in treating musculoskeletal conditions. All Accelerated locations throughout Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Wisconsin and Arizona are providing complimentary pain and injury screens. (Logo:...

2014-02-18 23:23:28

Debra Giacolone brings unique expertise to create and launch new live online services SAN FRANCISCO, CA (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 To help the company better meet the diverse needs of special education administrators, PresenceLearning appointed Debra Giacolone, the former Director of Exceptional Education and Student Services with the School District of DeSoto County, as its first Director of Special Education Services. In her new role, Giacolone will work with current and prospective...

2014-02-17 23:03:20

March 12, 2014 “Changing Minds” Webinar for Special Education Leaders Provides Insights That Supports Students and Prevents Behavior Problems San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Problem behavior in children and teenagers is a common source of stress for educators, parents and families, impacting both academic performance and overall quality of life. To help educators better understand and address the rising number of behavior issues they see in the classroom, PresenceLearning,...

2014-02-13 23:29:21

CEU360.com now provides access to online continuing education and training for the rehabilitation staff of Texas based company, Rehab Synergies, LLC. Plano, TX (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 CEU360.com, the most advanced team learning solution available, has announced a contract signing with Rehab Synergies, LLC. This partnership permits Rehab Synergies to provide an expansive catalog of on-demand educational opportunities for their staff of therapists. The partnership empowers the Texas based...

2014-01-14 23:22:45

Capital Area Intermediate Unit (IU) now offers its 24 component districts the opportunity to implement online therapy services for students with special needs. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 To provide school districts across south central Pennsylvania consistent access to high-quality online speech and occupational therapy services, the Capital Area Intermediate Unit (IU) has partnered with PresenceLearning, the leader in live online speech therapy services for K-12 students....


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.