Cancel Culture Strikes Home – I Got Booted from 2 Facebook Groups!

For those familiar with Groucho Marx’ famous line “I don’t want to belong to any club that would accept me as one of its members”, in my case the opposite has happened. I got booted out of 2 therapy Facebook groups within the last 2 years, groups I enjoyed being a member of.  Why go […]

NYS Practice Owners – Your Practice May Be Eligible for a Tax Credit

New York State has announced a new refundable tax relief program for small businesses that target COVID-19-related expenses. The funds will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis until depleted. The COVID-19 Capital Costs Tax Credit Program is open to small independently owned businesses in New York State that have 100 employees or less, have […]

Help Wanted: Help With Student Loans Given

During my recent webinar on Coping Strategies to Overcome the Shortage of Therapists Looking for Work – Hiring, Recruitment, Retention and Engagement, one of the ideas discussed was offering assistance with helping to pay off student loans. The NYTimes recently had a great article by Ann Carrns discussing this. Here is a replay: Employers see […]

You’re Going to Work a Long Time. Here’s How to Build in Breaks.

Living longer can mean having a longer career, whether by choice or necessity. Stopping and starting isn’t easy, but it might be worth it. Reprinted from the NYTimes by Ron Lieber December 11 2021 You’re probably going to need to work longer than you imagined when you were first starting out. After all, you might live […]

Cognitive Rehab: One Patient’s Painstaking Path Through Long Covid Therapy

Reprinted  from the NYTimes December 3rd 2021 – Written by  Pam Belluck who is a health and science writer whose honors include sharing a Pulitzer Prize and winning the Nellie Bly Award for Best Front Page Story. She is the author of Island Practice, a book about an unusual doctor. @PamBelluck There is sobering evidence […]

Disability Tools That Go Mainstream

Reprinted from the NYTimes 10/18/2021 By Shira Ovide Do you love audiobooks? “You have blind people to thank for that,” said Catherine Kudlick, director of the Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability at San Francisco State University. The godfather of the book being read aloud through your smartphone headphones was Talking Books, the records developed in the 1930s in […]

A Very Cautionary Tale – Nine Therapists Arrested 10/26/2021 in NYC In Scheme To Defraud Program For Disabled Children

Reprinted from the Smithtown News A criminal complaint was unsealed today in federal court in Brooklyn charging Marsiste Adolphe, Margaret Dominique-McLain, Mercedes Falcon, Tracy Gibson, Roselee Johnson, Jeannette Monclova, Manuel Moore, Kikelomo Ogundiran, and Dino Paolicelli with stealing more than $3 million from the New York State Early Intervention Program (the “EIP”), including more than […]