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…

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…

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…

MEET THE AQUAEVE

“Innovation implies something new:Something new implies there must be space available- an open mind. For me this occurs while walking the dog, in the shower, first waking up. Something new implies an understanding of the…

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…

MANDALYNTHS FOR MINDFULNESS

I must admit that I am a trendy girl! I often fall victim to the latest trends and believe all the hype. Hence, I recently found myself at Michael’s, at 7 pm on a Tuesday…

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…