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School Staffing Solutions + Resources for Success

Posted on: September 2, 2020

Together or apart, HealthPRO Pediatrics is united in helping children, providing staffing solutions when you need them the most.

Is your school staff diminishing due to quarantining or high risk staff members? During these uncertain times of back-to-school amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, HealthPRO Pediatrics offers guidance, staffing relief, and expert staffing solutions with customizable support services focused on the educational model.

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Tags: School-Based Therapy, COVID-19, Pediatrics

Educational Model vs. Medical Model in Pediatric Therapy

Posted on: July 13, 2020

Children can receive therapeutic support for developmental needs through a number of environments such as inpatient/outpatient clinics, the home, and public schools. The location of service for children with therapeutic needs depends on factors such as the child’s age, needs, and funding source. In some cases, a child may receive support from more than one option at the same time. The goal of care may vary depending on the setting.

Let’s discuss these services which are broken down into two primary models: (1) Educational Model (also known as School-Based Services Delivery) and (2) Medical Model. While both models offer beneficial support for children and their family, understanding the differences between the two models can help service providers offer the most effective services within their current environment.

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Tags: School-Based Therapy, Pediatrics

Honors of the Association Awarded to Consalvi

Posted on: July 24, 2017

Illinois Honors of the Association Awarded to John Consalvi of HealthPRO® Heritage

HealthPRO® Heritage, one of the largest independently owned therapy providers in the country, is proud to announce that John Consalvi, its Clinical VP of Pediatric and School-Based Services has received Honors of the Association from the Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

The award – also the highest honor bestowed on a member by the Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association – recognizes active participation in and significant contributions to the professions of speech-language pathology or audiology.

“This is a great honor and I’m pleased to be selected for the award,” said Consalvi. “My life’s work has been focused on the advancement of bilingual speech-language pathology services. It’s humbling to be recognized for my efforts over the years in support of the Association’s mission.”

Consalvi was selected by the ISHA Honors Committee. The award was presented at the annual conference luncheon on Saturday, February 11, 2017 in Rosemont.

John was honored previously by ISHA in 2004 when he received the “Significant Contributions to People in Illinois with Communication Disorders Award”. He has been nominated for various contributions to the state of Illinois over his 20+ year career. His passion and impact has greatly helped not only the students of Illinois, but also students across the country.

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Tags: HealthPRO/Heritage, Award, Honors of the Association, John Consalvi, School-Based Therapy