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To the Therapist That Comes After Me

Most of us pediatric therapists work with children that have profound, life-long challenges. Sure, we have those patients that come in for a few months, make great progress, and get discharged – never to be seen again. But those are … Continue reading

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Making Sense of Occupational Therapy Goals

Therapy revolves around one central theme: meeting goals. It seems straightforward – goals are the way therapists track progress and determine necessity of services. They should be objective, measurable, and attainable. However, a lot more goes into the goal making … Continue reading

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Pinned on Pinterest, Tested in Therapy: Test Pin #14 Corn Cob Fine Motor

To see all Pinterest test pins, click here. I first heard of this idea at a conference, and made the mental note to give it a try. However, time passes and you simply forget… until Pinterest reminds you, of course: … Continue reading

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Ethical Dilemmas in OT Practice: What Would You Do?

Alright, therapists – let’s play a little game I like to call: “Is it ethical?” Occupational therapists are good people. I think I can rightfully make that statement, don’t you? Hopefully a therapist can’t make it through school, fieldwork, and … Continue reading

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Happy OT Month! How Kids Explain Occupational Therapy…

It’s April… That means it’s OT Month! This month offers a great opportunity to better inform everyone about what in the world occupational therapists do all day. I know that in my day to day experiences, confusion still runs rampant. … Continue reading

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Pinned on Pinterest, Tested in Therapy: Test Pin #2

For a look at all Pinterest Test Pins, click here. This week I set my goals high. This project involved using a knife, duct tape, and a skill I lack entirely: precision. The inspiration for the test was a pin … Continue reading

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