Rehabilitation vs Habilitation: What’s the Difference?

What is the difference between rehabilitation vs habilitation? While these two words sound very similar and can seem confusing, these two words have distinct differences. Most people know what rehabilitation means, but habilitation is its lesser known cousin. So, we’ll outline the differences, as well as the similarities, and why it’s important to be able […]

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Our List of “Must-Know” Adaptive Equipment for OT Practitioners

Whether you are an OT working with a young child with cerebral palsy or an aging adult with multiple sclerosis, adaptive equipment has its place in occupational therapy intervention across the lifespan and for multiple health-related conditions. For OT students or new graduates, incorporating adaptive equipment education into therapy may seem overwhelming at first…simply because […]

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Ethical Dilemmas in Occupational Therapy

Whether you’re an experienced occupational therapist or a new OT practitioner, we all remember taking an ethics course in OT school. The vast majority of us who decided to become occupational therapy practitioners are intrinsically good people who want to help others, so it’s tough to think about difficult situations we may encounter at work […]

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OTR vs. COTA: What’s the Difference?

If you’re interested in the career of occupational therapy and you are just discovering the differences of the two occupational therapy career paths (OTR vs OTA/COTA), and maybe you aren’t sure which direction to take, then this is post is for you! You may already be aware there are two paths, becoming an Occupational Therapist […]

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Follow These 8 Steps to Become a COTA

Occupational therapy is an exciting and fast-growing field. The role of the Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, or COTA, is expanding as well. In fact, some estimates predict COTA positions are projected to grow faster than the average of all combined occupations, with a rate of 25 percent from 2021 to 2031 (Bureau of Labor Statistics), […]

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