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Your Therapy Source - www.YourTherapySource.com: Using Metronome Apps to Teach Gross Motor Skills

Your Therapy Source - www.YourTherapySource.com: Using Metronome Apps to Teach Gross Motor Skills | Pediatric Physical Therapy | Scoop.it

Your Therapy Resource describes how to teach gross motor skills using a metronome app. Check out their idea. What other ways could you use a metronome app for learning?

 

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Nearly half of pre-schoolers not playing outside – - CNN.com Blogs

Nearly half of pre-schoolers not playing outside – - CNN.com Blogs | Pediatric Physical Therapy | Scoop.it
The early childhood years are crucial for learning and development. That should involve a great deal of outdoor physical activity and playtime, but that's not always the case.
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Your Therapy Source - www.YourTherapySource.com: 100th Day of School

Your Therapy Source - www.YourTherapySource.com: 100th Day of School | Pediatric Physical Therapy | Scoop.it
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SEDOL Receives JoRide Bicycles — Grayslake news, photos and events — TribLocal.com

SEDOL Receives JoRide Bicycles — Grayslake news, photos and events — TribLocal.com | Pediatric Physical Therapy | Scoop.it
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., in conjunction with JoRide Bicycles of Northbrook, IL recently donated five JoRide Bicycles to the Special Education District of Lake County’s (SEDOL) Occupational and Physical Therapy programs.
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Disabled children wait 22 months for therapy

Disabled children wait 22 months for therapy | Pediatric Physical Therapy | Scoop.it
Disabled children wait 22 months for therapy...
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State rethinks Medicaid plan - Austin Business Journal

Texas Health and Human Services Commission is revising its proposal to cut Medicaid...
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Unique "Jungle Gym" therapeutic device to be demonstrated at Baptist Hospital East tomorrow

Unique "Jungle Gym" therapeutic device to be demonstrated at Baptist Hospital East tomorrow | Pediatric Physical Therapy | Scoop.it
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Alabama State University and Baptist Hospital East have come together to provide a one-of-a-kind rehabilitative device for children, which they call their "jungle gym".
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Gymnastics Therapy for Kids with Special Needs — Mundelein news, photos and events — TribLocal.com

Gymnastics Therapy for Kids with Special Needs — Mundelein news, photos and events — TribLocal.com | Pediatric Physical Therapy | Scoop.it
Does your child need to see an Occupational or Physical Therapist? Like most children with special needs, the answer is yes. What if therapy could be so much fun, they didn't even know it was therapy?
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Early, Intensive therapy helps autistics

Early, Intensive therapy helps autistics | Pediatric Physical Therapy | Scoop.it
Autistic children are more likely to benefit from early, intensive therapy.
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Ella Sesar's curator insight, April 16, 2014 11:29 PM

This article talked about how it would be highly beneficial for autistic kids to get therapy at a young age. In the article it said that it boosted social communication skills and helps with intellectual impaired kids. I read this article because I have an autistic cousin Stewie. He has a lot of self confidence and isn't shy around new people but if he was I wonder if it would've helped!  

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Local occupational therapist changes lives - To many parents of special needs children Sharon Gaiter is one of the most important people in the world because of what she does for their children. G...

Local occupational therapist changes lives - To many parents of special needs children Sharon Gaiter is one of the most important people in the world because of what she does for their children. G... | Pediatric Physical Therapy | Scoop.it
Local occupational therapist changes lives - To many parents of special needs children Sharon Gaiter is one of the most important people in the world because of what she does for their children.
Gaiter owner of Kids in Motion specializes in physi...
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Turnstone breaks ground on $1.4 million pediatric therapy wing | The News-Sentinel - Fort Wayne IN

New pediatric therapy wing

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School's in Session—How Heavy is Too Heavy for a Backpack?

School's in Session—How Heavy is Too Heavy for a Backpack? | Pediatric Physical Therapy | Scoop.it
The American Occupational Therapy Association says six out of ten students 9 to 20 years of age reported chronic back pain related to backpacks.
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Children at risk of autism display poorer movement - Sep 07 2011 - Breaking News - Labmate Online

Children at risk of autism display poorer movement - Sep 07 2011 - Breaking News - Labmate Online | Pediatric Physical Therapy | Scoop.it
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Teen with cerebral palsy wins homecoming, then walks - 7Online.com

Teen with cerebral palsy wins homecoming, then walks - 7Online.com | Pediatric Physical Therapy | Scoop.it
7Online.comTeen with cerebral palsy wins homecoming, then walks7Online.comFLORIDA (WABC) -- A Florida teenager with cerebral palsy received a special honor when he was crowned homecoming king last Friday night.
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Public Health Live! - Center for Public Health Continuing Education

Public Health Live! - Center for Public Health Continuing Education | Pediatric Physical Therapy | Scoop.it
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Water proves therapeutic for students

Water proves therapeutic for students | Pediatric Physical Therapy | Scoop.it
Cedar Chapel Special School is a unique, alternative learning environment that provides individualized education to promote maximum achievement for all students.
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State Looks to Cut Medicaid Payment to Therapists | KUT News

State Looks to Cut Medicaid Payment to Therapists | KUT News | Pediatric Physical Therapy | Scoop.it
The cuts could take effect on January 1st and would make Texas’ Medicaid spending on par with other states.
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Ben's Bells: Therapist helps kids with eating difficulties

Ben's Bells: Therapist helps kids with eating difficulties | Pediatric Physical Therapy | Scoop.it
The recipient of this week's Ben's Bell is pediatric
occupational therapist Marsha Dunn Klein.
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Bellevue's Kindering is oasis for special-needs kids

Bellevue's Kindering is oasis for special-needs kids | Pediatric Physical Therapy | Scoop.it
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This article was very local so I had to read it. It was talking about local families and their struggle. I read this because it shows how everyone is going through something and it has really helped me decide that I want to be a physical therapist for children. 

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Act4Me helps cover therapy costs for children - Philanthropy - MiamiHerald.com

When Martha Poulat’s youngest son suffered a stroke at seven months old, she entered the daunting world of pediatric therapy, a maze of speech, language and occupational treatment that for many children creates opportunities for something as basic...
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Noon News Hour Context therapy

Noon News Hour Context therapy | Pediatric Physical Therapy | Scoop.it
Mon, Sep 12 - Health reporter Su-Ling Goh reports on...
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Hospital for Special Surgery Opens New Pediatric Rehabilitation Facility

Expanded center doubles scale of physical, occupational and speech therapy services.
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New law requires insurance companies to cover autistic children

New law requires insurance companies to cover autistic children | Pediatric Physical Therapy | Scoop.it
A new law passed this weekend requiring
health insurance companies to provide coverage for autistic children.
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Therapy designed for children - Herald News

Therapy designed for children - Herald News | Pediatric Physical Therapy | Scoop.it
JOLIET — Most adults have gone through or will go through some form of physical therapy in their lifetimes. But adult PT can be an entirely different matter than pediatric therapy.
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Therapy funding appeal issued | Local News | Whistler Question, Whistler, BC

Therapy funding appeal issued | Local News | Whistler Question, Whistler, BC | Pediatric Physical Therapy | Scoop.it

Whistler An increase in the number of Sea to Sky corridor youngsters with physical and occupational challenges is putting a strain on local officials’ ability to provide qualified therapists to help them overcome those challenges.
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