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Sensory-Friendly Santa Welcomes Kids With Special Needs

December 14, 2017

Sensory-Friendly Santa Welcomes Kids With Special Needs Shared from Disability Scoop Ally Marotti, Chicago Tribune/TNS | November 30, 2017 Rian Bee helps his foster son Justin, 5, who has autism, as they meet Santa at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg, Ill. (Nancy Stone/Chicago Tribune/TNS) CHICAGO — Hours before Woodfield Mall opened on a recent Sunday morning,…

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Curious what a School Psychology field manager does for The Stepping Stones Group?

December 12, 2017

Curious what a School Psychology field manager does for The Stepping Stones Group? Check out our spotlight on Brittany Zehr, ED.S., NCSP, Clinical Coordinator and mentor at Christina School District!

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Why the Team Behind Sesame Street Created a Character With Autism

December 5, 2017

The bravest new face on television is a Muppet that doesn’t say much. But she speaks volumes about life on the spectrum. Shared from Smithsonian Ron Suskind Before we get to the matters at hand—including the ways in which we humans judge one another and an energetic puppet with autism named Julia—let’s consider the current value…

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Tips for Getting Sensory Kids to Wear Winter Clothes

December 2, 2017

Below, you will find information on the tactile sensory system and how tactile challenges to the sensory system can result in difficulties tolerating clothing textures. The strategies below are helpful tips for getting sensory kids to wear winter clothes. Tips for Getting Sensory Kids to Wear Winter Clothes The Tactile Sensory System is one of…

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Spotlight on Utpal Kant – SLP

October 26, 2017

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Update from Sonoma County

October 13, 2017

Update from Sonoma County* The fires are still active and still many people evacuated, but it feels like maybe we’ve crested the peak and are starting to see the other side. It’s really rough though. Bodies are being recovered, people are looking for their missing loved ones and pets, the first responders are on-on-on with…

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Is It Time to Diversify Your Collaborative Portfolio?

September 21, 2017

Written by our wonderful SLP, Truvine Walker, M.Ed.,CCC-SLP/L and shared from Successful Practices blog. http://www.successfulpracticeslp.com/my-blog/153-is-it-time-to-diversify-your-collaborative-portfolio As SLPs many of us know the importance of diversity and inclusion when working with students; however, we probably don’t think about it as much when working with other professionals. I will admit that for years, my professional collaborative portfolio…

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Spotlight on Margaret Vannia, SLP in CA!

September 7, 2017

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ASHA’s Response to Hurricane Harvey

September 7, 2017

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has temporarily suspended all necessary statutes and rules to allow licensed health care providers (including audiologists and SLPs) who are employed by a hospital and who are in good standing in another state to practice in Texas to assist with tropical storm Harvey disaster response operations! ASHA continues to monitor the…

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Partnership with SOS

August 25, 2017

PR Newswire Aug. 22, 2017, 06:52 AM LAFAYETTE, Colo., Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Chicago, IL and Lafayette, CO – August 7, 2017. The Stepping Stones Group (“SSG”), a portfolio company of Shore Capital Partners (“Shore Capital”), is pleased to announce the acquisition of Staffing Options and Solutions (“SOS”). SSG was formed in May 2014…

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