Category Archives for embrace-education

6 Tips for Putting Parents at Ease During IEP Meetings

Hearing that your child is struggling or not meeting expectations is difficult for any parent to hear. Professionals[...]

Low Profile Fidgets

Fidgets sometimes get a bad reputation. Can fidgets become disruptive or distracting in the classroom? Yes. But, if[...]

Tis the Season for Sensory Play

My students are always excited when sensory play is incorporated into our sessions. I earn extra bonus points when the[...]

Strategies for Changes in Routine and Transitions

Changes can be hard and happen more than we would like in the classroom. Coping with changes and transitioning between[...]

Budget Friendly Fine Motor Fun

If you are anything like me, you often find yourself wanting to refresh your classroom materials, but you’re trying not[...]

Visuals in Speech

The first thing that comes to mind when you think of “speech” is probably talking or communication, but did you know[...]

COVID Friendly Therapy Materials

Many of us have now made it through one year of providing therapy during COVID! Whether that was teletherapy, or in[...]

Handwriting Skills: Writing on Single Lines

Starting around second grade, most students begin to make the transition from writing on three-lined penmanship paper[...]

SLP Back to School Edition

It's that time of year again, back to school season. A new school year can be exciting and hold a variety of new[...]

Creating Sensory-Friendly Classrooms

During my first year as a school-based occupational therapist, I entered a classroom to perform an observation on a[...]

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