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Who has the toughest job in education?

Who cannot possibly reach the goals set for them? Who has to teach children who by definition cannot be taught? Of course, the special education teacher. 1,652 more words

When Back-to-School doesn’t go as planned...

While January marks the start of the “new year,” for  parents, back-to-school is the real beginning of the year.  A new year brings new classes, new teachers, the re-establishment of  home and classroom routines, new activities; new everything!   777 more words

Occupational Therapy

So You've Decided To Go To OT School...

Congrats! You’ve made the decision you want to be an occupational therapist! This is obviously the initial step into a life-long career of helping others live their life to the fullest.   629 more words

My Crazy Fulfilling Year at Easter Seals

by Shannon Mahoney

After graduation, all Speech Language Pathologists (SLPs) must complete a Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY). The “year” is approximately nine months of working at their first job under the supervision of a licensed SLP. 560 more words

Easter Seals

Let the training commence

I started university four years ago. I knew exactly the career I wanted and the path needed to get there. Fast forward to today and the story is completely different. 131 more words

Mental Health

Trudy M. Davies - Surrey Muse

Trudy Davies is an author, illustrator and poet with background in health and education. She has published a children’s story book, two chapbooks of learning with children, and a collection of poetry. 256 more words


10 minutes with ....

…..  Susan Madigan, Occupational Therapist, Disability Service, Dublin City University.

1.    What does an Occupational Therapist do?

Occupational Therapists work with people in relation to their daily activities or “occupations”. 973 more words

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