Posts Tagged ‘therapy’

The Pros and Cons of Therapy Dogs

Posted on October 1st, 2019 by ProCare Therapy

Therapy dogs are a hot topic in the world of education. Many schools have them now and others are curious if it is something which would help their students. When determining what to do, it is important to factor in a lot of things. As with other forms of therapy and services, there are pros and cons to these canine companions. Being able to research both sides and knowing possible outcomes will help with the process.

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Therapy Beyond the School Day

Posted on August 6th, 2018 by ProCare Therapy

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Summer is not the only when therapists have to be concerned about kids regressing. The reality is that kids have busy lives and may not remember to practice skills they have been working on outside of the school day. There are many different ways to work on this for all therapy session types. The key is starting this at the beginning of the school year and being consistent.

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Using Mind and Body Therapy to Help Students

Posted on November 7th, 2016 by ProCare Therapy

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When adults are stressed, it is hard for them to concentrate. The same holds true for children. While adults are often able to cope with some stress, children are often unaware of what causes this in their life. They simply notice that they don't feel good, have a headache, or can't focus on work in school. Other times, teachers will note that there are new unwanted behaviors in students. These may be related to stresses happening in their life at home or within the academic day.

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Utilizing Pokemon Go in Therapy

Posted on August 8th, 2016 by ProCare Therapy

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Kids of all ages are talking about Pokemon Go. This is the perfect time to use this popular app within therapy sessions. Sometimes it helps to bring in things that students like to sessions to motivate them in different ways. While Pokemon may not be something that individual kids like, the adventure and excitement surrounding the game keeps them focused and engaged in the process. Here are some ways to work in the use of Pokemon Go in occupation, physical, and speech therapy.

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