INTERVIEW WITH A CERTIFIED STROKE REHABILITATION SPECIALIST

Recently, I interviewed Crystal Cabrera. A friend, co-worker, and certified stroke rehabilitation specialist. Below Crystal provides a glimpse into her career thus far, and answers some of the most common questions submitted by fellow OT’s.…

ABCs OF OT 2019 RECAP

OT month 2019 is a wrap! This year it was great fun engaging with fellow OTs on social media to spread awareness about the occupational therapy profession. I completed the ABCs of OT challenge hosted…

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…

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

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…

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…

COMMON PEDIATRIC ASSESSMENT TOOLS FOR OTS

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…