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Telehealth and Occupational Therapy: A New Frontier

Telehealth, also known as teletherapy, is becoming an exciting new avenue for providing occupational therapy services in a variety of settings. For those not entirely familiar with telehealth, what is it? Telehealth, as defined by The Center for Connected Health Policy, “Encompasses a broad variety of technologies and tactics to deliver virtual medical, health, and […]

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Activity Tolerance Intervention Ideas for Occupational Therapists

Before We Begin, What is Activity Tolerance? When we think about activity tolerance in relation to occupational therapy, we are referring to tolerance to activities of daily living. Therefore, in this instance, activity tolerance is an individual’s ability to tolerate completing their activities of daily living. Decreased activity tolerance is one of the main limitations […]

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Alternative Career Paths for Occupational Therapists

If you’ve landed on this article, you may be currently wondering, “What else can I do with my occupational therapy degree that is not direct patient care?” or are looking into non-clinical occupational therapy job options. Whether you’re just curious about alternate career paths, are looking for a break from the physically demanding rehab settings, […]

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A Day in the Life Working in OT Teletherapy

For this “Day in the Life” article, we’re very excited to share what it’s like working in OT teletherapy, featuring teletherapist Rachel Morris, OTR/L. Thanks, Rachel, for sharing your insight and experience! In 1990, I started my career as an occupational therapist. Throughout my career, I gained firsthand experience in working with teams and collaborating […]

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