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 therapist 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…

COMMON PEDIATRIC ASSESSMENT TOOLS FOR OT’S

What assessments do you use in your day to day practice? Below I talk about my favorite 4 assessments and why I love them- did your favorite make the list? Keep reading to find out,…

INTERVIEW WITH CLINITOTE CREATOR

At just 31 years of age Cami Culwell has practiced occupational therapy for 5+ years and has launched her own company. She is the creator of Clinitote- a medical bag that is both functional and…

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PODCASTS WORTH LISTENING TO

In the past few years podcasts have increased in popularity. With topics ranging from fashion to health to gardening, they are a great way to pass the time. I personally have been enjoying listening to…

THINGS I DID NOT EXPECT WHEN BECOMING AN OT

1. I did not expect how often I have to explain to other healthcare providers what the occupational therapy scope of practice entails.If I had a penny for every time I have had to explain…

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