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Working in Schools

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school_nurse_jobs_roleWhen most people think of a school nurse, they may think of someone who tends to skinned knees and tummy aches. But school nurses do much more than put on Band Aids and pass out cough drops. From administering first aid to ensuring immunization compliance, school nurses perform a wide variety of duties.

Schools often look for ways to cut costs, and school nurses sometimes may find themselves on the chopping block. But without school nurses, there would be a critical gap in services for students and their families. That gap would likely interfere with a student’s ability to reach their full academic potential. [continue reading…]

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Making Occupational Therapy Fun in a School Setting

by Howard Gerber on February 4, 2016

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 occupational_therapy_school_fun_activitiesChildren can benefit greatly from occupational therapy in school. But it’s not always easy to motivate students to do their best. Although it can vary, some students may feel stigmatized and frustrated about their challenges. [continue reading…]

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School Therapists’ Influence on Policies Like Homework

by Howard Gerber on January 28, 2016

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school_speech_therapist_occupational_homework_help_policiesSchools are constantly changing from year to year. This may include altering curriculum, procedures, and policies. Over the last few decades, the educational reform movement has grown across the United States. With this reform, the Common Core State Standards and their implementation have been a major focus in classrooms and districts in recent years. As these new standards move into buildings, many school therapists are noting changes in their students. More specifically, kids appear to be more stressed and anxious. [continue reading…]

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Meet Meredith Lynn, one of our National Hiring Managers at Sunbelt Staffing. Meredith is looking for a Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist in Friendswood, Texas. This is a full-time position leading a class of approximately 35 students for the remainder of the school year. The client is considering Clinical Fellows too. She also has a part-time position available in the area! Interested in learning more about this position or other opportunities across the nation? Contact Meredith Lynn today: (813) 792-3405 or Meredith.Lynn@sunbeltstaffing.com

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Becoming a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

by Howard Gerber on November 12, 2015

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occupational therapy assistant job requirementsYou have a lot of options if you are considering a career in the medical field. If you are looking for a job in healthcare where you can improve a person’s quality of life, working as an occupational therapy assistant may be a career to consider. [continue reading…]

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How Learning Languages Affects Our Brain [Infographic]

by Howard Gerber on November 5, 2015

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Have you ever tried to learn a new language? If you’ve had your fair share of travel adventures, chances are, you have! We’re bringing you a fun new infographic that explains the effects that learning languages has on our brains:
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The 15-Minute Key to Student Success?

by Howard Gerber on June 18, 2015

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meditation-benefits-school-workA recent article on the Huffington Post explored the benefits of meditation in our nation’s public schools. Many of us are aware of the benefits that a bit of alone time can bring, but this article stresses that meditation, even in a classroom setting, can change schools and students for the better.  [continue reading…]

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