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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...

The Value of the Occupational Therapy Profession and the Risks of mHealth and Amateur...

This will be a long post, but offer some valuable insight and lessons I have personally learned as well as from what I am...

Overzealous in preventing falls, hospitals are producing an ‘epidemic of immobility’ in elderly patients

The Washington Post wrote an article titled, "Overzealous in preventing falls, hospitals are producing an ‘epidemic of immobility’ in elderly patients". The content highlighted...

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...
Disability Style Guide for Occupational Therapy

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...

My OT Wiki – I Created an OT Wiki for Occupational Therapists!

New Project! I have been very busy these last few weeks working on several side-projects at once. I am proud to announce that My OT Wiki...

What is in your OT pockets?

What is in your OT pockets? I love my scrub pockets. They are so useful. Sometimes I almost have more things in my pockets than some...
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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....

Occupational Therapy vs. School Psychology – Career Comparison

If you are looking into a career working with children, then both of these careers may appeal to you. Which should you pursue? They...
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Racial Injustice and Occupational Therapy – A Male Minority OT’s Perspective

In light of recent social turmoil, there have been several posts about the topic of race from both occupational therapists and students alike. I...