School Psychologist vs School Counselor – What’s the Difference?

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school psych vs school counselorAmong the many job titles you come across in the education sector, that of school counselor vs school psychologist often causes a lot of confusion. When most people think of counseling, they think of mental health therapy, so it’s only natural that they associate the role of a psychologist with this position. However, when you’re talking about school-based positions, school counselors and school psychologists often have very different roles and responsibilities. Continue reading “School Psychologist vs School Counselor – What’s the Difference?”

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Special Education Schools – Finding the Right Fit for Your Child’s Needs

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special education schoolMaking sure children have the best education possible is a very important job for parents. It can be difficult to weigh all the options and make the right choice for any child, but that responsibility becomes even more challenging when special needs come into play. Parents of children who face obstacles in a traditional classroom setting must find special education schools that offer the best possible educational opportunities while catering to the specific needs of their child.

Here are a few questions you can ask that can help you find the right fit for your child’s needs when choosing special education schools. Continue reading “Special Education Schools – Finding the Right Fit for Your Child’s Needs”

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School Based Physical Therapy Spotlight: Yoga Therapy in the Classroom

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physical therapy yogaAs a school-based physical therapist, you might be trying to develop new ways to help your students reach their goals. One approach, which may be beneficial for some children is integrating yoga into your treatment plan. Continue reading “School Based Physical Therapy Spotlight: Yoga Therapy in the Classroom”

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5 Icebreaker Activities for School Psychologists

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school psych icebreakersThough summer is here, the next school year is always lingering at the back of the mind of most school psychologists. You may be thinking about what new challenges will pop up over the summer or be on the lookout for new activities that you can use to help your students. As icebreaker activities will be a great asset as the school year begins and everyone is trying to develop relationships with new students or those who are facing new situations in their lives, we have gathered a few activity ideas that might help you get the school year started off right. Continue reading “5 Icebreaker Activities for School Psychologists”

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7 Great Activity Resources for SLPs

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slp resourcesSpeech-Language Pathologists are always in need of engaging new activities to try with their students. Keeping activities fresh and exciting is so important to the success of students and helping them to master new skills and challenges. The internet is filled with resources and activities for all types of skills and tasks. Here are a few of our favorite sites for activity resources that might lead you to just the right activity for your students.   Continue reading “7 Great Activity Resources for SLPs”

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5 Things School Nurses Should do to Round Out the School Year

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school nurse end of yearThe end of the school year is just around the corner! While it can be tempting to just coast into summer, school nurses have a lot that needs to be accomplished before the students have left the building. By taking care of a few important tasks at the end of the school year, you’ll make things easier for yourself as the next school year gets underway. Continue reading “5 Things School Nurses Should do to Round Out the School Year”

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