Tag Archives: COTAs

The OTR/COTA Relationship

When your child receives occupational therapy, their therapist could either be an Occupational Therapist (OTR) or an Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA). First, I would direct you to review my post: “A Who’s Who of Occupational Therapy” so that you get … 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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When Does a Therapist Have the “Right” Amount of Experience?

Therapist #1: An occupational therapist (OTR) with 3 months of experience and a master’s degree. Therapist #2:  An occupational therapy assistant (COTA) with 4 years of experience and an associate’s degree. Who do you want working with your child? (Remember, … Continue reading

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A “Who’s Who” of Occupational Therapy

We have had a lot of observers and students in our clinic recently. Keeping in mind that I was one of those observers many years ago, I have to admit- they can be a drag. Adding one more person to an already … Continue reading

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