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Self-Care & Compassion Fatigue

Fall 2020 Newsletter -> Insights

How are you? No, but really… how are YOU doing? Are you experiencing your first pandemic? Did you just start a new (and quite different) school year?

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SLP Scoop

Fall 2020 Newsletter -> SLP News

Our jobs as SLPs always demand strong organizational and time management skills, and the current pandemic circumstances have taken that to another level. What saves you time at work? Please share your tip or trick via a video clip, screen shot, and/or write-up with Maret Wilson

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Happenings in AAC

Fall 2020 Newsletter -> SLP News

Hosted by SPG’s AAC & AT Special Interest Group (SIG), we have reinstated our popular AAC Coffee Chat for the 2020-2021 school year. Started in April 2020, the AAC Coffee Chat began with Kathy Beatty (now retired) as a way for SPG therapists to connect with each other, offering up support, information, and resources, along with a healthy dose of laughter and silliness.

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Happenings in BIS

Fall 2020 Newsletter -> BIS News

RBTs in Berkeley USD have taken on many roles as they have worked with teachers and families to individualize student distance learning plans. Some have been attending Zoom classes and working with their students and classmates in breakout rooms, in support of BUSD’s inclusion model. They’ve used this time to implement behavior plan strategies and accommodations, such as check-in and check-out systems or self-monitoring procedures.

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OT / PT News

Fall 2020 Newsletter -> OT / PT News

Every year, PTs around the world take this time as an opportunity to raise awareness about the many benefits of physical therapy. At SPG, our physical therapists have used their creativity in a whole new way to accommodate the shift to a virtual platform. Our skills and knowledge for movement and gross motor development have paved the way for taking effective treatment activities, parent coaching, collaboration and use of technology to another level.

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