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…

HOW OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY CAN HELP YOUR CHILD

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…

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…

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…

PROFESSIONAL SELF-ASSESSMENT FORM

Self-awareness is an important trait for practitioners to possess. A good OT is aware of their strengths, their weaknesses, and is always willing to build upon their knowledge. Only this way can we be certain…

INTERVIEW WITH MANDY CHAMBERLAIN FROM SENIORS-FLOURISH.COM

What led you to become and occupational therapist?I initially was interested in mental health in high school and my first year of college. I was intrigued with the challenge of psychology and helping people, but…

INTERVIEW WITH SARAH LYON FROM OT-POTENTIAL.COM

What led you to become and occupational therapist?In 7th grade, I had to profile a job that I was interested in. I found occupational therapy through taking a computer-based job compatibility test. I knew I…

GOOD READS: THE OUT-OF-SYNC-CHILD

Sensory Processing Disorder is a complex topic and can be quite confusing when you are first exposed to it. In my every day practice I often recommend this book to parents. It helps them expand…

INTERVIEW WITH SARA, MS, OTR/L – THE WOW CENTER

WHAT LED YOU TO BECOME AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST?I went through four years of undergraduate schooling without ever hearing about occupational therapy. A year after I graduated, my father had a massive stroke. My family was…