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    TxSpot provides current news and information features, multi-media professional educational products, and helpful professional resources, all in a user-friendly format. The invaluable interactive “Ask TxSpot” tool allows Texas therapists and others to ask questions about school practice and receive quick and authoritative answers. TxSpot illustrates the occupational therapy and physical therapy role in Texas public schools, identifies how state and federal legislation impacts practice, provides access to current research and best practices, and offers information on the meaningful contributions therapists can make in the interest of all learners.   

News & Headlines

  • Texas Education Agency: SY 20-21 Special Education FAQ
  • Texas Board of PT Examiners have updated the Physical Therapy via Telehealth FAQs
  • ​Texas Medicaid has again extended the SHARS telehealth waiver
  • PTs & OTs: New Rule Requiring Training in Human Trafficking Prevention for License Renewal

What's New

  • FAQ: Can an IEP committee change services against therapist recommendation?

    Posted by TxSpot Staff on 12/14/2016

    Explore TxSpot's new FAQ:  Can an IEP committee change services agaist and OT or PT's recommendations?

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Resource of the Month

  • May 2021 - Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents

    Posted by Janine Calmes on 5/1/2021

    Image of the book cover.Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents

    By Russell A. Barkley, PhD

    This is the 4th edition of the leading resource for parents about attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) authored by internationally recognized authority, Dr. Russell A. Barkley. The book is offered in print and e-book forms. It has been revised and updated with the latest information and resources. It features information on:

    1. Understand why children with ADHD act the way they do.
    2. Get an accurate diagnosis.
    3. Work with school and healthcare personnel to find needed support.
    4. Implement a proven behavior management plan.
    5. Build academic and social skills.
    6. Restore harmony at home.

    New content includes a chapter on health risks associated with ADHD, the latest information on causes of the disorder, current facts on medications, sibling issues, and advice for parents who may have ADHD themselves.

    "This is not just another book. This is a GREAT book..., Although aimed at parents, (it) has something for everyone involved with ADHD kids: teachers, psychologists, doctors, and family." - Pediatric News

    Find this book at Thirftbooks and/or Amazon.

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