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16 Apps that Motivate Kids to Read http://www.weareteachers.com/community/blogs/weareteachersblog/blog-wat/2013/06/26/16-apps-that-motivate-kids-to-read Some of our favorite apps are on this list. What are your favorite reading apps?

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Military Medical Health Careers

The United States military offers hundreds of medical jobs, from medics to physicians and everything in between, including nurses and allied health …

Autism, Exercise and Occupational Therapy – What are good types of OT for children with autism?

Before I start the blog post proper I want to get something off my chest.<p>As readers of this blog know, our seven year old now attends a ResourceBase …

Autism

Frozen Blow Painting - oral motor activity

<b>Directions:</b> <br>1. Print out the FREE template for the frozen painting here. <br>2. Put out watercolor paints, paintbrush, water and a straw.<br>3. Put dabs of …

Painting

My experiences in India will make me a better occupational therapist in the UK

Two weeks after qualifying as an occupational therapist I boarded a plane to India, where I spent two months developing an occupational therapy service for a charity. It was my first time in India, and as I tried to work out which local train would take me to the rural village where the charity was …

Autism

Offenders given another chance in life through occupational therapy

The prison population is ageing fast, due in part to longer sentences and increasing numbers of prosecutions for historic sexual offences. The over-60s are now the fastest growing age group in prisons – numbers increased by 146% between 2002 and 2014 – and their social care needs, no different to …

Sociology

Why you should consider a career in occupational therapy

Paraig O’Brien was attracted to a career as an occupational therapist (OT) because he was unable to make up his mind whether to follow the arts or the sciences. “OT seemed to integrate both subjects and at the same time address people’s real human needs.” Thirty-two years on, his career has …

Mental Health

Occupational therapy and mental health: ‘It’s not about basket weaving’

Jane Reynolds can’t imagine doing anything else: “I love working with people. I love hearing their stories. I love seeing how they can change their life with a bit of support.”<p>She makes it sound easy, but as an occupational therapist (OT) working as a community forensic mental health practitioner, …

Mental Health

Half Marathon Mile-By-Mile Guide

Before the Start Line<p>1 of 16<p>Confidence comes from being prepared. So prepare by doing the proper training. Follow a systematic training plan that …

Best Race Medals: Which One's Are Worth The Entry

Shares 360<p>It’s all about the bling for many runners, which lead me to wonder who really has the best race medals?<p>Who puts the zip in your …

Fort Lauderdale

Rave Races: Brand New Events - Women's Running

Be a part of race history this year at brand-new events launching in 2015!<p><b>HORSE PLAY</b><br>If scenic country roads and thoroughbred spectators are up your …

Hiking

First Look at New Items for Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend 2015 at Walt Disney World Resort

I’m looking forward to the Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend 2015 at Walt Disney World Resort that will be held February 19-22. My fiancée will …

Walt Disney Company

Boston Dynamics' newest robot has a dog's name but walks like a horse

Boston Dynamics, the robotics company purchased by Google in 2013, is best known for BigDog, a quadrupedal robot designed to navigate rough terrain. Now BigDog has a baby brother. Spot is a smaller Boston Dynamics creation — only 160 lbs to BigDog's 240 lbs — but it shares its sibling's four …