An Occupational Therapist’s Honest Opinion on the Snoo Bassinet (With Some Research) – Response...

An unbiased occupational therapist's perspective.  The Snoo: Get it or Not? I like to do deep dives into my topics and always try to include some...

Happy OT Month 2020

This is OTDUDE.com's first year celebrating OT month. We are very fortunate to be apart of this amazing community of inspiring professionals working with...
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Disability Language Style Guide – Resource for Occupational Therapy and Healthcare Bloggers

Introduction In my research on person-first language vs identity-first language (read blog post here), I stumbled upon a Disability Language Style Guide created by the National...

The Irony of NPI Numbers – PSA: Your Private Information is Probably Public on...

I waited months to write this post for my own privacy reasons as I was trying to figure out what was going on and...
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Occupational Therapy Coronavirus COVID-19 Update #2

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...
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Sensory Processing Disorder & Diagnosis – A Call for More EBP in Pediatric Occupational...

EBP = Evidence-based practice Current SPD Trends Many OT students, as did I, learned about Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) in school. It is very much talked...

Top Ways to Improve Commodes for Toileting

Let's talk about commodes Commodes are a wonderful piece of DME for toileting. They can be quite versatile, e.g, 3-in-1, are portable for use by...
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May OT Challenge – First Annual #mayOTchallenge with @OTDUDEDOTCOM

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....
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Sara Stedy Stedy Stedy, Sara STEDY

...Sara Stedy. On another note, the Sara Stedy is a wonderful device. I have used it for toileting, bed transfers, chair transfers, shower transfers, standing...

Current Trends in Occupational Therapy Practice (2021)

#1 - Telehealth and mHealth 2020 saw a spike in "telehealth" Google search and...