Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP), Miller Fisher Syndrome – Occupational Therapy Intervention

Background Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS/AIDP), Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP), and Miller Fisher Syndrome are a group of inflammatory diseases that causes demyelination of axons...

Teen Suicide and Attempts on the Rise in the US

Recent headlines: Teen suicides are increasing at an alarming pace, outstripping all other age groups, a new report says Youth suicide rates are on...

Single Caregiver Method to Donning Adult Disposable Briefs for Dependent Patients Out of Bed

There are 2 main type of adult disposable briefs, each with their advantages and disadvantages. Patients would usually purchase the pull-up kind that resembles...

Happy International Wheelchair Day Occupational Therapy (March 1, 2020)

Q&A When is International Wheelchair Day? International Wheelchair Day is on the 1st of March every year - around the world! How did it begin? Steve Wilkinsonis the...

How To Open a Door When You’re With a Patient in Wheelchair

When you're assisting a patient who is in a wheelchair, you sometimes go through doors. Sure, some doors open automatically or have the handicap...

Assessment to Use for the Acceptance of Pain | Occupational Therapy

Pain Acceptance One of the ways to help patients manage their pain is to assess for their acceptance of pain. Chronic pain acceptance involves experiencing...

The Value of Occupational Therapy and Lobbying for the Profession

Who is this for? This page is intended for those who may be unfamiliar with occupational therapy and was sent to this page by someone...

Occupational Therapist’s Thoughts on Bill to Expand Access to Occupational Therapy for Mental Health...

Senators Hassan and Scott Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Expand Access to Occupational Therapy for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders 8-17-2022 WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Maggie...

Supporting Occupational Therapy in Medicare Home Health

Occupational therapy still has a long way to go compared to other disciplines. During a discharge planning meeting, I had a patient on my...

Sensory Room at Georgia Aquarium – OT in the Wild

This sensory allows people to take a break from all the sensory stimulation going on at the Georgia Aquarium!This room, as well...