The Parish School Blog

Feb 9, 2022

What is Occupational Therapy?

Occupational therapy helps people across the lifespan to participate in the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of daily activities aka “occupations” (AOTA). The main occupations of childhood include: activities of daily living, rest and sleep, education, play, and social participation. Pediatric occupational therapists work with children of all ages and abilities to improve their independence and success within these domains.
Jun 23, 2021

Growing Language Throughout the Learning Day

Speech-language pathologist, Amy Lerman, helps us to understand how to better facilitate language through everyday living activities such as breakfast time, bath time, cleaning, trips to Target, and more! If you didn't catch the webinar live, or if you just want to hear all that great information again, you can catch it here.
Jun 9, 2021

Developing Social Competence and Resilience

Children who have communication delays and learning differences often struggle socially. They may miss other people's non-verbal cues, misread others' intentions, or fail to think about their communication partners' perspectives. Developing social competence takes direct teaching and practice. This 1-hour virtual adult education session features speech-language pathologist and Social Thinking Specialist, Amy Lerman, who teaches you how to help your student find better success in social situations.
Mar 26, 2021

What Is Life Like After The Parish School?

Do you ever wonder what the next step is for children after The Parish School? Meet a panel of alumni students and their families, as they share their journey and experience in transitioning from The Parish School.