July 31, 2021
Motivation in Speech Therapy and At Home.
Use specially designed questionnaires to find out what the child wanted to accomplish.
These goals were related back to functional tasks related to therapy.
For example, using statements such as “I would like to be able to ___ so I can ___ when I go home,” or “I would like to be able to ___ at the end of therapy so I can ___.”
The study also used real pictures of kids and activities, goals, etc. (Think similar to a vision board). Sometimes as parents, caregivers, and therapists, we can get so focused on our goals that we forget to about their own goals. This process validates the child’s own feelings, develops essential planning and thought processing skills, and helps the learner become independent.
Pritchard, L., Phelan, S., McKillop, A., Andersen, J. (2020). Child, parent, and clinician experiences with a child-driven goalsetting approach in paediatric rehabilitation. Disability and Rehabilitation.
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October 8, 2021
Welcome to another episode of Arrow Nicely News! Lenny Hernandez, the Face of Arrow, is your guide through some wonderful events that took place in Arrow communities throughout the week! In this episode, Dale Benfield tags along with VITALIA – Rockside as they visit the furry friends at the Cleveland Zoo! Arrow commemorates the International […]
September 21, 2021
Cassie Tweten, Arrow Senior Living’s Chief Sales Officer, was recently named a 2021 Future Leader by Aging Media Network! This means that she is “a high-performing employee who is 40-years-old or younger, a passionate worker who knows how to put vision into action, and an advocate for seniors, and the committed professionals who ensure their […]