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2014-03-31 23:04:55

The STAR Centers specializes in evaluating and treating feeding problems in children with Sensory Processing Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorders. A presentation called “Having Fun with Food: Make Meal Time Enjoyable for the Whole Family” was recorded last week and is available online. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Being able to rapidly evaluate and treat a child with a feeding issue is a critical factor to their health and success. STAR (Sensory Therapies And Research)...

2014-03-31 16:25:49

Diana Sahakian of Stay Fit Physical Therapy & Core Wellness, Inc. , Mount Prospect, IL has been honored with a recognition by Chicago Magazine in its selection of "Chicago's Outstanding Physical Therapists & Occupational Therapists." MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the March, 2014 issue of Chicago Magazine published by Tribune Company. Diana Sahakian was selected for the following honor: "Chicago's...

2014-03-28 23:21:58

PresenceLearning's April 16th, 2014 “Changing Minds” Webinar for Education Leaders Discusses How Online Counseling Fills Service Gaps San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Urban and rural school districts nationwide struggle to find the qualified staff and resources they need to provide the psychological, counseling and social work services they are required to provide to students who need them under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). With the rise in...

2014-03-28 23:01:18

The Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation held its Banquet of Champions fundraiser benefitting the SPD Foundation in its mission to provide hope and help for children with sensory processing issues. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 The Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation held its Olympic-themed Banquet of Champions at the Inverness Hotel in Englewood, Colorado on March 14, 2014. Award recipients were chosen for carrying the torch of passion and inspiration for...

2014-03-26 23:00:29

Infinity Rehab – a leading provider of post-acute contract therapy – has announced it will hold its first Mountain Symposium in Denver, CO on Saturday, May 17, 2014. The event, held at the Red Lion –Denver Southeast, is a chance for practicing therapists to earn continuing education credits and network. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Infinity Rehab’s annual Northwest Symposium – held yearly in Portland, OR – is the largest continuing education event in the region for...

2014-03-26 08:29:39

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month WEST ORANGE, N.J., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are many ways to protect our brains from injury, such as always wearing a seat belt when in a car or a helmet when playing certain sports. It's equally important to protect the health of our brains by staying physically and mentally active, especially as we age. "Like muscles and bones, our brains need regular exercise and proper nutrition to remain fit and healthy," said Monique Tremaine, Ph.D.,...

2014-03-25 23:34:13

The staffing company will also be handing out their exclusive PediaStaff OT Thumballs at The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) conference. PediaStaff places Occupational Therapists in direct hire positions and also places contractors through the back-office services of Top Echelon Contracting, Inc. Baltimore (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 PediaStaff, a nationwide staffing company that focuses on the placement of pediatric and school-based clinicians, will once again be sharing...

2014-03-25 23:28:29

October 2013 & January 2014 courses have resulted in 100% of attendees passing the certification exam. (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The International Sports Professionals Association™ (ISPA) and Heartland Rehabilitation Services (HRS) held the second online training course for Rehabilitation Professionals in Workers’ Compensation. The second presentation of the course started on January 28, 2014 and ran for three consecutive weeks. The course offered an advanced level of training in...

2014-03-21 23:24:38

Aureus Medical Group's Rehabilitation Therapy division will exhibit at the American Occupational Therapy Association's Annual Conference & Expo April 3-6, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Aureus Medical Group (web: aureusmedical.com), a national leader in healthcare staffing, including occupational therapy jobs, has announced that it will participate as an exhibitor at the 94rd Annual American Occupational Therapy Association’s Conference to be...

2014-03-06 12:26:29

Scott J Schultz PT CMDT of McHenry, Illinois has been honored with a recognition by Chicago Magazine in its selection of "Chicago's Outstanding Physical Therapists & Occupational Therapists." McHENRY, Ill., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the March, 2014 issue of Chicago Magazine published by Tribune Company. Scott J Schultz PT CMDT was selected for the following honor: "Chicago's Outstanding Physical Therapists &...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.