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National Therapeutic Recreation Week!

Reading that this week is National Therapeutic Recreation Week, I realized that I wasn’t quite sure what “Therapeutic Recreation” was. So naturally, I decided to do a bit of research. I learned a number of fascinating things! For example, did … Continue reading

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Better Hearing and Speech Month!

I love any chance I get to highlight our wonderful staff. As this month is Better Hearing and Speech Month, I wanted to again share the thoughts of our Speech Language Pathologists, with a few updates. ~ Maureen 5/20/14 Since … Continue reading

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Have You Thanked Your OT Today?

April is Occupational Therapy Month, an opportunity for us to honor the therapists who work with our children in the school setting. Not only do therapists assist students with a variety of hands-on tasks, including handwriting, computer typing, using touch … Continue reading

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Theater at ELBS!

Since the time of the Greeks, theater has been used to help people cope with their emotions. It is a powerful tool not only for self-expression, but also to better understand the feelings of others. This Thursday, ELBS students will … Continue reading

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Celebrating Music in Our Schools!

March marks the 30th anniversary of national Music In Our Schools Month! This is a great time to celebrate the wonderful ways that music enhances learning. Several years ago, we made the commitment to boost the music program in our … Continue reading

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Mindfulness by Emily Pinto Taylor

My niece, Emily Pinto Taylor, is as she describes herself: a full-time chocolate chip cookie baker and half-marathon runner and a 4th year medical student at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. She is a graduate of Collegiate Academy, … Continue reading

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Love Your Pet Day – A Day of Celebration

Did you have a pet growing up?  My family had Doodles, a spirited Kerry Blue Terrier who we all adored.  Doodles was very gentle, loyal and affectionate.  He would even allow little children to ride him like a horse.  I … Continue reading

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