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Grading Occupational Therapy Interventions

As occupational therapy practitioners, our brains are all about task analysis, the ability to completely break down an activity and view the minute details that others don’t see. It is a thought process that is ingrained into our brains starting day one of occupational therapy school. Upgrading and downgrading interventions in a simulated scenario are […]

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Sexuality: The Most Overlooked ADL

As occupational therapists, addressing activities of daily living, or ADLs, is often our bread and butter. It’s easy to see that things like being able to take a shower, getting dressed in the morning, or even just feeding yourself are integral to living a fulfilling life. Anyone who has experienced difficulty in these areas knows […]

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Activity Tolerance Intervention Ideas for Occupational Therapists

Before We Get into Interventions, What is Activity Tolerance? When we think about activity tolerance in relation to occupational therapy, we are referring to tolerance related to a person’s typical activities of daily living. Therefore, in this instance, activity tolerance is an individual’s ability to tolerate completing their activities of daily living. Activity tolerance can […]

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11+ Fine Motor Coordination Activities for Adult Rehab Patients

As an occupational therapist, OT student or COTA working in any adult rehab setting, you will see your fair share of patients with a new or exacerbated diagnosis that affects their fine motor coordination. This can include a stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, or any other illness that affects the patient’s […]

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6 MORE Amazing Non-Clinical Jobs for Occupational Therapists

In our first non-clinical jobs for occupational therapists article, Alternative Career Paths for Occupational Therapists, we highlighted 15 amazing alternative career paths for OTs, and we are excited in this article to share even more non-clinical career routes for OTs and COTAs. These positions also have an increased emphasis on remote opportunities! Note: This post […]

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