Empower Children, Parents and Teachers – 5 Ways For Pediatric Therapists to Help

Pediatric therapists can help to empower children, parents and teachers. Encouraging children and families to work on independence is the goal.

Pediatric therapists can help to empower children, parents and teachers. In fact, encouraging children and families to work on independence is an underlying goal for all children. Essentially, when we empower children and their support systems to use information and communication we can help kids to reach new goals! Research in Developmental Disabilities published research […]

Host a School Based Therapy Showcase at Open House

Have you ever considered hosting an occupational and physical therapy showcase at the school where you work? You could invite parents, teachers, and students to your school based therapy showcase to check out all the assistive technology and adapted equipment that is available for students. It would be perfect to host on Open House night […]

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Positive Communication with Parents and Staff This School Year

Here are some steps to increase positive communication with parents and school staff this school year from Your Therapy Source.

  There are many members of the special education team such as students, parents, teachers, teachers assistants, administrators, and related service providers. Occupational and physical therapists usually make up a small but important group of the special education team. Some team members, especially therapists, can have a varied caseload with students from different classrooms, grades […]

Occupational Therapy Gifts, Physical Therapy Gifts, and Teachers Gifts – Take your pick!

Here at Your Therapy Source we frequently get asked for suggestions for easy and frugal occupational therapy gifts, PT gifts and teacher gifts. Parents want to show their appreciation for their child or children's occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech and language pathologists, teachers, bus drivers, school nurse, coaches, or whoever played a part in keeping your child safe, offering guidance, and educating them this year.

Here at Your Therapy Source we frequently get asked for suggestions for easy and frugal occupational therapy gifts, PT gifts and teacher gifts.  Parents want to show their appreciation for their child or children’s occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech and language pathologists, teachers, bus drivers, school nurse, coaches, or whoever played a part in keeping […]

5 Reasons to Use a Therapy Planner if You Are a School-Based Therapist

5 reasons to use a therapy planner if you are a school-based therapist

Ever wonder what you can do to make your life easier as a school-based therapist?  Whether you are a school-based occupational therapist, physical therapist, speech therapist or counselor, it can be very difficult to stay on top of all the paperwork requirements, scheduling and tasks.  Here are 5 reasons to use a therapy planner: Reason […]

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Learning on the Job as a School-Based Therapist – 10 Things You Do Not Learn in College

There is so much learning on the job as a school-based therapist (OT or PT)! Here are my thoughts on what the University forgot to mention

Reflecting back on the more than 20 years since I graduated with my Master’s degree, I realize there are some crucial topics that were not mentioned during my training years.  There is so much learning on the job as a school-based therapist (OT or PT)! Here are my thoughts on what the University forgot to […]

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How to Increase Parent Involvement at School

Do you struggle with figuring out how to increase parent involvement at school?  It can be difficult for school-based therapists, teachers and other staff to reach out to parents during the hectic school day. Parents are an integral part of the special education team. They know the most about their children’s strengths, weaknesses, and personal preferences. Therapists and other school staff need to include parents in all decision making for children.

Do you struggle with figuring out how to increase parent involvement at school?  It can be difficult for school-based therapists, teachers and other staff to reach out to parents during the hectic school day. Parents are an integral part of the special education team. They know the most about their children’s strengths, weaknesses, and personal preferences. […]

Best Sellers of 2018

Another year is coming to a close. Each year at YourTherapySource, we like to recap the best sellers and the top blog posts. Are your picks on the list of best sellers of 2018?

Another year is coming to a close.  Each year at YourTherapySource, we like to recap the best sellers and the top blog posts.  First of all, let me state that we are very grateful for our amazing customers.  We are always receiving positive feedback about our products which makes our job here so fulfilling.  Since […]

Top Read Blogposts of 2018

top read blogposts of 2018

Each year we like to do a recap on the top read blogposts of 2018 that were published in 2018.  How many have you checked out?  #10 – Sensory Versus Behavior Checklist #9 – Free Fine Motor And Executive Functioning Skills Activities for Fall #8 – Dysgraphia – Types, Symptoms and How to Help #7 – […]

Entry and Exit Slips for Pediatric Therapy – FREE for OT, PT, Speech, and Counseling

These entry and exit slips for pediatric therapy are FREE for OT, PT, Speech, and Counseling.  It doesn't get any easier than this to review and reinforce what your students are learning.

These entry and exit slips for pediatric therapy are FREE for OT, PT, Speech, and Counseling.  It doesn’t get any easier than this to review and reinforce what your students are learning. Why Use Entry and Exit Slips for Pediatric Therapy? Perhaps you are wondering why even use entry and exit slips for pediatric therapy?  […]