Scaffolding in Occupational Therapy

Scaffolding in Occupational Therapy

Scaffolding may be a term you are not familiar with in a therapy setting, but it is most likely a technique you are using in some capacity. While scaffolding is most commonly used in reference to pediatric occupational therapy, scaffolding techniques have a wide range of uses and can benefit just about anyone. What is […]

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Occupation-Based Balance Interventions For Your OT Practice

If you’re an occupational therapy practitioner or OT student searching for occupation-based dynamic balance interventions for your adult-setting rehab patients, then this article is just for you! Occupation-based interventions are not only our bread and butter as OTs, and by using them in our treatments they can help differentiate us from our physical therapy colleagues. […]

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Functional Cognition and OT: Our Time to Shine

One of things I love most about being an occupational therapist is the huge diversity in our scope of practice. Bridging the gap between physical therapy and speech pathology, occupational therapy practitioners truly get the best of both worlds. We are able to dip our hands into orthopedic conditions as well as cognitive impairments (via […]

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occupational therapists role in toileting

Occupational Therapists’ Vital Role in Toileting

Everyone knows that occupational therapists assist with improving independence in activities of daily living (ADLs), but not everyone understands the large role that occupational therapists have in toileting. I remember when I was first qualified, I knew that toileting was within the scope of occupational therapy, but incorrectly believed that it wasn’t as important as […]

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