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A Better Education for My Autistic Child

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 21, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Never stand in the way of a momma bear and her cub. Officials in Henrico County, Virginia learned this lesson when they refused to provide a "free and appropriate" education for Gregory "Junior" Matthews, who at fifteen is non-verbal and on the Autism Spectrum. After a special education specialist determined that Junior qualified for attendance at The Faison School in Richmond, he was enrolled there.

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Topics: Behavioral Health, Education

A Prisoner in His Own Mind - Without Speech Therapy

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 18, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Ryder Anderson is a bright elementary student that loves playing catch and hanging out with his friends. Unfortunately, the happy, seven-year-old student has a rare disorder that makes it difficult for him to share his thoughts. Anderson's mother, Michelle Leigh, has witnessed her son's struggles firsthand. 

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Topics: Healthcare

What Will Keep Millennials Working Long-Term in an Organization?

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 16, 2019 8:00:00 AM

A new survey conducted by Deloitte shows a trend among millennial workers that is not about money. Actually, the trend shows that keeping millennials in a job for the long term requires different assets than a nice paycheck.

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Topics: Career Advice, Management & Leadership

Paraprofessionals Face Dangers Related to Special Education Work

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 14, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Jamie Moffitt always dreamed she'd work with children as an educator. The Tooele County resident was excited when a substitute teaching position opened up at Rose Springs Elementary in Erda, Utah.

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Topics: Education, Behavioral Health

5 Surprising Symptoms a Physical Therapist Can Treat

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 11, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Muscle and joint pain are common reasons to see a physical therapist. Did you know that physical therapists can treat vertigo? How about concussions? As medical knowledge and technology advances, the number of ways a symptom can be treated also increases. Check out these surprising symptoms that physical therapists can treat.

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Topics: Healthcare

Leadership is About the People You Lead

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 9, 2019 8:00:00 AM

When you find yourself in a leadership position, the temptation is there to toot your own horn. However, Forbes writer Amy Modglin explains how leadership is really about others, not yourself.

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Topics: Career Advice, Management & Leadership

Technology Trends in Special Education

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 7, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Approximately 13 percent of all students enrolled in public schools are receiving special education services. These students have a variety of disabilities, from severe developmental delays to specific learning disabilities, such as dyslexia and dyscalculia. Providing appropriate educational opportunities for such a diverse population can be quite challenging. Recent advances in technology have provided the field of special education with valuable resources to enhance the learning experience. 

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Topics: Education, Behavioral Health

Adding Magic to Fairytale Physical Therapy

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 4, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Do you want to build a snowman? Anna and Elsa do in the Disney movie, Frozen. With help from some creative doctor of physical therapy students, kids in physical therapy also want to build a snowman (or at least sing the song!). Students from UW-Lacrosse added fun to physical therapy by incorporating a performance of Frozen into the exercises the kids needed to do.

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Topics: Healthcare

Why Use a Staffing Firm To Do Your Hiring?

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 2, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Using a recruitment and staffing agency is a popular and often necessary option for businesses. Why? The efficiencies and cost savings to your organization are clear.

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Topics: Benefits of a Staffing Firm, Career Advice

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