6 of the Best Occupational Therapy Forums

From the first time we enter class as aspiring occupational therapists, we find ourselves surrounded by a community of peers sharing a similar experience. The best occupational therapy forums have the ability to extend that environment beyond physical encounters into online spaces, even well after graduation. That camaraderie provides a support network through which experience […]

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10 Reasons Why OTs Should Be Using Occupation-Based Interventions

Occupation-based interventions: It may seem like common sense to use these as occupational therapists. After all, our title has the word “occupation” in it, for goodness sake! Unfortunately, assembly-line therapy has reduced the use of occupation-based treatments in favor of exercises that make point of service and high productivity the main objective versus providing quality, […]

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Occupational Therapy’s Role in Sleep

Don’t Sleep on Occupational Therapy’s Role in Sleep

Should occupational therapists be addressing sleep in their practice?  YES! But how can sleep be considered an OT’s role?  Here’s how… Sleep is considered a restorative occupation, and sleep insufficiency has a direct impact on all of your other occupations. Sleep’s main purpose is to help us recover and recuperate from daytime occupations and build […]

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What is Holistic Occupational Therapy?

We’re so excited to feature holistic occupational therapist Linda Schiano Moriello, OTR/L, for this great article all about holistic occupational therapy. We love that research-backed holistic practices are becoming more mainstream and accepted in OT and look forward to sharing how you can incorporate holistic OT approaches in your day to day practice. Occupational therapists […]

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A Day in the Life of an OT Professor

We’ve been working to get a Day in the Life of an OT Professor to showcase for several years and we’re thrilled to be able to share Ellie Cusic, OTR/L’s typical day in the life in academia! Ellie also shares her experiences as well as some great advice on how to become an OT professor […]

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