2021 Embrace Blog

Integrating Technology in Therapy

Apps, iPads, and the internet, oh my! In today’s society, technology is everywhere. Students are often expected to[...]

End of Year Student Keepsake

Each year, I try to create something extra special with my students for them to always remember their time in my[...]

Summertime Prep for School Year Success

If you have a large therapy caseload like me, I’m assuming your average school day consists of working with students[...]

Summertime Speech and Language

We’ve made it to the final stretch of the school year and we’re SO close to the finish line.

This year, teachers,[...]

Expansion of School Medicaid Reimbursement for Illinois Schools

Overview 

Historically, Medicaid only reimbursed school health services included in a Medicaid-eligible student's[...]

Creating a Daily Classroom Routine

Routine is so important for all kids, but especially for those who struggle with transitioning in any way.[...]

Lets MOVE Towards Our Goals: The Importance of Movement in Speech Therapy

It’s the end of the year. Your students are looking forward to summer break and so are you! Typically by the end of[...]

How to Stay Organized as a Traveling OT

In my first year out of graduate school, I worked with students ranging from K-5 in one building, and I had my own[...]

How To Use Picture Schedules

Picture schedules are a hot topic in the special education setting. Is it because they totally solve every problem[...]

Incorporating Themes into Speech-Language Therapy

We all know a LOT of planning goes into therapy. From choosing activities to incorporating various goals, SLPs spend[...]

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