Occupation vs Activity – Occupational Therapy Definitions Explained

“Words are time bound.” What are the definitions of occupation and activity? What about purposeful activity? What are the similarities and differences between them? Can these words be used interchangeably? Why should we even bother with understanding the history, definitions, purpose, and usage trends of each word? After reading this post, you will have a … Read more

Disability Language Style Guide – Resource for Occupational Therapy and Healthcare Bloggers

Disability Style Guide for Occupational Therapy

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 Center on Disability and Journalism at Walter Cronkit School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. Evolving Language Even as a healthcare provider, I have found that anecdotally … Read more