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Hearing Loss in Children: Common Causes and Options for Detection

By |2018-12-12T02:36:00+00:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

While many people like to think hearing loss only occurs later on in life, it's all too common in children too. Hearing loss can impact the way children go about life, which makes detection and attempt at treatment essential. There are varying causes of hearing loss in children and regular sensory screenings can be key to [...]

3 Reasons Students Need Hearing and Vision Screenings

By |2018-11-20T13:17:18+00:00November 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Screening for potential vision and hearing problems is particularly important for school-age children. Problems with vision or hearing can not only impact a child's ability to learn in school, but impact their every day lives. Fortunately, most schools offer sensory screening assessments. But why are these assessments so important? Let's take a look at a few [...]

3 Tips to Manage a School Staffing Budget

By |2018-10-12T19:06:50+00:00October 12th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Managing a school budget is a challenging and often thankless job when difficult decisions need to be made. But it's one of the most important jobs within a school -- ensuring students have the teachers, staff, and supplies they need is crucial to their education. Making staffing cuts can be one of the most undesirable parts [...]

What Exactly Does a Hearing Screening Involve?

By |2018-09-07T14:22:41+00:00September 7th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Health screenings at school are one of the most important services schools can provide for their students. This is especially true seeing as how 20% of teenagers have some level or form of hearing loss, which is a 30% higher rate than teens in the 1980s and 90s. Fortunately, hearing screenings at school can help detects [...]

Daddy Daughter Hair Foundation: Taking Father-Daughter Bonding To The Salon

By |2018-08-14T17:22:12+00:00August 13th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Childrens' needs at home and at school are so variable that keeping track is a formidable task. The allegiance between teachers and parents to look out for student needs in both environments is paramount to a safe, positive developmental environment. For a moment, we're going to step outside the formal classroom. Leaving aside school budget plans [...]

Why Are School Nurses So Important?

By |2018-08-14T17:25:06+00:00August 6th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

There are a lot of different positions that make up a public school workforce: teachers, counselors, speech therapists, and more. But one position that is often underappreciated is that of a school nurse. School nurses provide invaluable services to students and staff at schools. But many schools don't have nurses on campus to perform important tasks [...]

Differences Between School Psychologists and Guidance Counselors

By |2018-07-10T20:06:11+00:00July 10th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

There are a lot of different positions that make up a school workforce: teachers, nurses, and speech therapists are just a few of the many crucial positions in schools. Two additional positions that are essential to the school workforce, but are often confused with each other, are guidance counselors and school psychologists. Many schools employ counselors, [...]

How Can Outsourcing Nurse Positions Be Beneficial to Schools?

By |2018-05-21T15:51:15+00:00May 21st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

When budgets are cut and staff reductions are necessary, many school districts begin to explore different educational staffing possibilities. While no district wants to lose any of their school workforce, it's important to think about what is best for the school as a whole. One solution that provides a happy outcome for everyone is outsourcing. More [...]

Importance of Hearing Tests in School-Age Children

By |2018-08-14T19:50:04+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Schools provide a lot of beneficial services to children. From core classes to extracurricular activities, students get support in a wide variety of fields. However, one often underrated area of support schools provide is sensory screening. Annual vision and hearing screenings are absolutely crucial, especially for young children. With 20% of teenagers having some level of [...]