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Hot Jobs for 18/19 and $1,000 Per Referral

Did you know that you do not have to be an employee to earn a $1,000 referral? That’s right! We will give you $1,000 for EVERY qualified referral that we hire! See our map below for all of our locations!  We have so many openings for the 18/19 SY we need your help! Send us your…

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Spring is officially here and April is the perfect time to add all the fun spring themes to your gross motor programming.  This April Gross Motor plan includes Insects, Bugs, and Creepy Crawlers theme, Garden Theme, Farm Theme, and Zoo theme.  It also includes bonus ideas for Easter as well as Easter printable Freebies!  Check…

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The Stepping Stones Group Acquires Cobb Pediatric Therapy Services

February 22, 2018  LAFAYETTE, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Stepping Stones Group, a provider of therapy and education solutions to children with special needs and autism in educational settings, today announced the acquisition and recapitalization of Cobb Pediatric Therapy Services, a provider of speech language pathology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and school psychology services to school districts in…

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Being bilingual may be secret to delaying brain aging

In case you needed another reason to finally buckle down and learn a new language, new research suggests bilingual brains actually age slower. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh studied the brains of 835 native English speakers who were given intelligence tests in 1947 at age 11 and again when they were in their 70s…

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January is FINALLY over, and we are excited to share these books to use this month!  Valentine’s Day seems to be the popular theme for February, but there are lots of other great topics to cover:  Groundhog Day, Black History Month, Presidents Day, and Lunar New Year are all in the month of February. Below…

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Awesome advice for CFY supervisors!

Staying organized while supervising graduate student interns can be difficult. When I get that email asking if I’ll supervise a graduate student, paperwork is the first thing that pops into my head! After that, it’s time. Do I have the time it takes to really give them what they need? I hate the idea that…

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Sensory-Friendly Santa Welcomes Kids With Special Needs

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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Why the Team Behind Sesame Street Created a Character With Autism

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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