Category: Physical Therapy

Physical therapy is an important service for children in need by developing treatment plans that allow students to achieve their educational goals. If you a school physical therapist then use these blogs and articles to improve your career and find new therapy methods.

How Music Can Help Physical Therapy Students

Studies have shown for years that music helps students to learn and improve their memory. Many teachers are now using music within their classrooms to help their students. Music in general helps kids to feel more relaxed, they are able to concentrate more, and their performance goes up. Physical therapists are also expanding on the use of music within their therapy sessions with students.

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Top Cities Physical Therapists 2018

The Top 10 Cities for Physical Therapists in the US

Physical therapy is a rewarding but challenging career path. That’s why we’re dedicated to looking at all the factors to help psychologists find the best job opportunities in the right locations. Using wage and location data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, cost of living statistics and job opportunities in each city, we calculated the top 50 cities for Physical Therapists in the US. We’ve listed out top 10 locations below, but, as with most job and location comparisons, there are pros and cons to each.

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The Call to Physical Therapy

Students are exposed to a lot of different experiences early on in life. When you work with children during therapy sessions, you never know if you may perk their interest in a future career. It is extremely important to remember this when you are working each individual student. While you are focusing on their goals and skills, you also form a bond with them. If this becomes strong enough over time, a mentoring relationship may form with older students who are interested in physiology.

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Adaptive Physical Education for Special Needs Students

Gym class can be difficult for many students. It is often a less structured time which has a lot of stimuli going on. There are also many social interactions that take place between peers. This may be interacting with one another, or playing a sport within the gym class. This may be a challenge for any child, no less one with special needs. Adaptive physical education classes are helping to change the way students interact and make it a successful experience for those involved.

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The Impact of Medicaid Cuts on Special Education

Budget cuts are nothing new for school districts across the country. Each year, most schools are forced to do more with less money. The biggest problem with this is that there is less money for many of the students who need it the most. Special education numbers across the country are going up. Now, a new factor may hurt children with special needs more than many understand.

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