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RECing Crew introduces ballet to members

...through high school. I went to school to become an occupational therapist and wanted to be able to combine occupational therapy and dance," said Murray, an occupational therapist in the Columbia County School System.Ballet...

Stability found in a stable

...volunteer. "They need to do all that before they can hold reins and sit in the saddle properly," said Morin, an occupational therapist and hippotherapy clinical specialist. Up to 25 volunteers serve the program in both the spring and fall semesters...

Everyone can play together

...will be accessible after school hours as well. The upgrades include new swings and a sidewalk extension so an occupational therapist can push a child who uses a wheelchair to the playground. The swing design will enable children in wheelchairs...

Getting GED is family affair for woman, daughters

...to attend Augusta State University, followed by law school at Mercer University. Raines hopes to become an occupational therapist. "This has allowed me to go on to do what I really want to do with my life," she said.

Dogs help soldiers make gains against PTSD

...said. In two months, the therapists have seen some dramatic results in a few patients. Susanne Steele, an occupational therapist who is the handler for Budge, a black Labrador retriever, used the dog with a female soldier who was suffering...

Amputee plans to remain in the Army

...iLIMB, a robotic hand. He operates it by using the muscles near his elbow. "He's learning to adapt," said occupational therapist Lisa Dowling. "He's perfectly independent with a hook as well. Cosmetically, this is more appealing...

Teen's field day will help special-ed kids

...16-year-old has decided that she wants to become an occupational therapist after years of watching her 14-year-old cousin...Now I'm 100 percent sure that I want to be an occupational therapist," she said. At Lakeside High School, where...

Blue Ribbon Riders therapy participants to show progress

...program for disabled children," said Morin, an occupational therapist who has used therapy horses since 1992. "We...and students from Augusta Technical College's occupational therapist assistant program staffing arts and crafts booths...

Pupils with disabilities could get county help

...determine if they're eligible," she said. A team consisting of a pre-school special-needs teacher, occupational therapist, and speech and language pathologist conducts screenings in five categories: cognition, communication, self-help...

Special-needs program in high demand

...undergo a screening process, which is held monthly. At the screening, a pupil meets with a psychologist, occupational therapist, physical therapist, speech therapist and preschool teacher. "We bring all those people in to screen them...

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