HOW TO IMPRESS YOUR FIELDWORK EDUCATOR AS AN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY STUDENT

I remember those first day jitters at the beginning of each clinical rotation. It is nerve wrecking not knowing what your fieldwork educator will expect from you. While each of your rotations will present its…

TIPS FOR NEW THERAPISTS WITHOUT A MENTOR

The year was 2015, I had recently moved with my husband to a small town in the west coast of Florida, and I had just passed the NBCOT exam. I was officially a board certified…

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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY SCOPE OF PRACTICE HANDOUT

During the initial evaluation it is important to explain the scope of practice of occupational therapy to the client/client’s caregiver. I find that even though clients have scheduled a consultation with an OT, they do…

INTERVIEW WITH LAUREN GRABOWSKI- @LGTHEFITOT

You might know Lauren from her Tuesday talks on Instagram or Sunday email full of awesome resources. If you are not familiar, then you are in for a treat! Lauren is a pediatric therapist, content…

TIPS TO GET THE MOST OUT OF AOTA 2019

Last week the tickets went on sale for AOTA 2019. It will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana and it is exciting! I have had the pleasure to attend two AOTA conferences in the past…

HOW OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY CAN HELP CHILDREN

Occupational therapy is a profession that constantly flies under the radar. Therefore, its benefits are largely understated. Most people don’t fully understand the scope of occupational therapy until they themselves or someone close to them…

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY FIELDWORK EXPERIENCE IN PUERTO RICO

“It is our responsibility to honor and be receptive to our patient’s needs and wants.” Amanda Tristan graduated with a Master’s of Science in occupational therapy from Florida International University. During her time as a…

HARKLA WEIGHTED LAP PAD REVIEW

Ever felt calm after a big hug with a loved one? That is because research has shown that applying gentle deep pressure to the body can result in a calming effect. It can help a…

CLINITOTE ORIGINAL CARRYALL REVIEW

Us therapists understand the daily struggle of trying to keep our materials organized. Especially, those of us who carry our materials around to different schools, different hospital floors, and different clinics. I remember one time…

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