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2013-11-20 23:33:26

Used by ergonomists and engineers worldwide, HOGGAN Scientific, LLC Announces the ergoPAK Portable Analysis Kit (measures force, angle, acceleration) with new software update, improves functionality and provides additional feedback information of real time data collection for ergonomic and engineering applications for real world job and product testing. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 ergoPAK Portable Analysis Kit by Hoggan Scientific, LLC, is the essential tool kit for...

2013-11-20 23:28:40

HealthPostures, a leading ergonomics equipment design firm, announces its attendance at the 2013 National Ergonomics Conference and Exposition in Las Vegas. HealthPostures will display its line of sit-stand ergonomic products at this year's Ergo Expo. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 HealthPostures, a leading ergonomics equipment design firm, announces its attendance at the National Ergonomics Conference and Exposition. Consistent with its long standing practices of...

2013-11-20 23:00:09

The American Occupational Therapy Association suggests items that focus on motor skill development, cognitive learning provide best value when it comes to kids. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 The holiday season provides the opportunity to unabashedly spoil the children in your life. But with so many options, which toys are the best for helping them learn and develop while having fun? The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) offers some tips for selecting toys that will...

2013-11-19 23:23:29

Taylor County School District Chooses PresenceLearning’s online speech therapy with 50 K-12 students. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 To eliminate speech-language pathologist (SLP) travel time and keep Taylor County School District students with diverse speech needs in class, Taylor County School District implemented PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy and other special education-related services for K-12 students. Approximately 50 students in grades K-12...

2013-11-12 23:30:27

Sharon A. Murri is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 NAPW honors Sharon A. Murri as a 2013/2014 Professional Woman of the Year for leadership in occupational therapy with this prestigious distinction. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women is a...

2013-11-11 23:04:08

STAR Center Foundation celebrates Veterans Day through a fundraising campaign that will provide financial support for children of military families seeking therapy at STAR Center. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 STAR (Sensory Therapies And Research) Center, the premier treatment center for children with sensory challenges, is starting a fundraising campaign for special needs children of military parents. All proceeds raised through this campaign with Indiegogo.com will go...

2013-11-07 23:27:21

Fannin County uses PresenceLearning’s online speech therapy with 30 K-8 students. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 After hearing how Union County School System, a school district near Fannin County with similar speech-language pathologist (SLP) shortages, successfully implemented online speech therapy, Fannin County Schools in Blue Ridge, GA, decided to do the same. Fannin County Schools selected PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy and other special...

2013-11-06 23:29:51

If your child is clumsy, picky, oversensitive, and fidgety, he may have Sensory Processing Disorder, a common but frequently misdiagnosed problem, in which the central nervous system misinterprets messages from the senses. Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities, the Westport-based not-for-profit organization, is pleased to announce a 1/2-day workshop for parents and teachers with Carol Kranowitz, the renowned expert on sensory processing disorders on Friday, November 15 at the Hyatt Regency...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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