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In light of recent social turmoil, there have been several posts about the topic of race from both occupational therapists and students alike. I thought I would add my 2 cents as a minority male occupational therapy practitioner. I grew...
If you are looking into a career working with children, then both of these careers may appeal to you. Which should you pursue? They share some similarities, but differ in theory and on the job responsibilities. Both occupational therapists...

Getting Your Time Back – Productivity

Do you feel like you have enough time in a day? Are 24 hours in a day enough? Or do you have the opposite problem and time is moving way too slow? Certainly, if you go to school, go to work, provide...
Disclaimer: the predictions in this post are based on my opinion and are not all research-based or backed. History Many jobs that humans have performed have or are being replaced by some type of technology. Some examples include: Switchboard operators, telemarketers...
2020 Not yet available 2019 Top 10 Occupational Therapy Salary by State 1. Nevada $105,450 2. California $98,450 3. New Jersey $96,820 4. Arizona $95,180 5. Connecticut $92,770 6. Oregon $92,730 7. Virginia $91,970 8. Colorado $90,990 9. Alaska $90,340 10. New York $89,920 Top 5 Highest Occupational Therapy Employment Level by State 1. New York 12,460 Jobs 2. California 10,060 Jobs 3. Texas 9,180 Jobs 4. Pennsylvania 7,680 Jobs 5. Florida 7,240...
Background Think that occupational therapy is not recognized? Sure, many people do not know what occupational therapy is or what occupational therapists do. We are also seeing a more popular trend of aging in place, but as mentioned in one...
  If you are fortunate enough to live in an area of the world right now that has not been significantly impacted by the Coronavirus compared to New York, Italy, China, or any of the other surge cities, then keep...
Governor Gavin Newsom today signed Executive Order N-43-20 expanding protections to medical providers as they increase the use of video chats and similar applications to provide routine and non-emergency medical appointments in an effort to minimize patient exposure to COVID-19. Background We have...
Background Story This year we had awesome participation for OT Month on social media. There were so many great posts advocating for the OT profession. I had a lot of fun participating in the #ABCsofOT challenge. So why stop there?...
This update has been long overdue. I first wrote about COVID-19 on February 10 - I think it was not even called COVID-19 at that point and people were still calling it coronavirus. Although I have been following the...