Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Position Available: Pediatric Occupational Therapist

As April is OT Awareness Month, I will be sharing some OT updates these next few weeks.

I am pleased to say a new school for children with special needs will be opening for September, 2014 enrollment. The school is looking to hire a pediatric occupational therapist, please see details:

Position: Pediatric Occupational Therapist 

Job: A full time occupational therapist position is now available at a newly opened special needs school
in Cairo, Egypt. The school will follow an American curriculum and offer an American diploma. OT needs
to provide a comprehensive range of services to a varied population. Students ages range from 3-18
years old and children have a wide range of diagnosis, such as Autism, CP, Down syndrome, Sensory
Processing Disorder and Learning Disabilities

Minimum requirements include: 

• Graduate of an accredited OT program ( Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree)
• 3-5 years experience working in pediatric setting
• Supervisory experience a plus
• Current license

Job duties include:

• Evaluate all students and develop appropriate treatment plan
• Treat students in 1:1 and/or group setting
• Educate teachers in OT recommendations to implement in the classroom
• Participate in staff and parent meetings

Benefits package includes:

• Salary based on experience + accommodations + travel allowance (one round trip ticket) + basic
health insurance

Position available: August 1, 2014

Position length of contract: 2 years

To apply: Email cover letter and CV to bis.occupationaltherapy@gmail.com

Please share...

Thanks,
Laura


Friday, February 28, 2014

LRC & ADVANCE Society 13th Annual Educational Conference


It is conference time, again! I will be presenting a workshop titled “An Introduction to the Handwriting Without Tears® Curriculum” at the The ADVANCE Society and LRC's Annual Educational Conference.

I will have some samples of the handwriting program and talk about the benefits of the program.

This years conference theme is: “Creating Connections that Work.”

It is scheduled to run on 15th and 22nd of March, 2014 at Misr American College (MAC) in Maadi, Cairo (20 Tunis St., District 6, New Maadi).

The conference this year will cover the following seven streams (English and Arabic sessions):

  • Research and Application
  • Assessment and Instruction
  • Curriculum and Student
  • Behaviour and its Causes
  • Mind and Body
  • Home and Schooling
  • Learning for Life 
For more details about the lectures and conference schedule please download the conference booklet and registration form from this link:

http://www.mediafire.com/download/66jdpyzt5xzqd12/Conference_booklet_and_registration.rar 

For further details, please contact Yasser Salah at the LRC (25163965 or 67) or 01221400811 or send an e-mail to lrcttc@yahoo.com.

LRC: https://www.facebook.com/LRCegypt?ref=stream

There are some great lectures this year...so, check out the schedule!

Laura

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

OT Conference in Saudi Arabia

Hello and Happy New Year to All,

I would like to share some information for our OT "neighbors"! Please see information below about the Occupational Therapy Conference in Saudi Arabia.

Rehabilitation Services at King Abdulaziz Medical City – Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs in collaboration with the Postgraduate Education & Academic Affairs, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences will host the:

2nd Occupational Therapy Conference on 18 – 19 March 2014 at KSAU – HS Convention Center, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia under the theme “ OT Living and Building Lives”.

In this symposium, they will bring all national multi-disciplinary experts and international experts to exchange knowledge of different aspects of Occupational Therapy.

For more details, email contact: saudi-conference@hotmail.com

Please share with anyone who may be interested in attending.

Thanks as Always,

Laura