Must-Know Tips For Working With Aphasia As An Occupational Therapist

Brain damage, no matter what the cause is, can have devastating consequences on an individual’s daily function and quality of life. Movement restrictions, emotional changes, behavioral problems, and communication deficits differ in severity but if present, drastically reshape a person’s life as well as those of their close family and friends. In this post, you’ll […]

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Occupational Therapy in Mental Health: An Overview of 6 Typical Settings

Unless you have a background in addressing mental illness, it’s common for occupational therapists to find the mental health field to be an intimidating realm of treatment, especially for US-based OTs. Those with a lack of familiarity with mental health as a whole tend to immediately concentrate only on the abnormally aggressive behaviors, while ignoring […]

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Using the Kawa Model in Occupational Therapy

If you enjoy unique ways of learning about occupation and how to convey its importance to others, you will love the Kawa Model. Not unlike other occupational therapy frames of reference, the Kawa Model focuses on the intersection of person, occupation, and environment. But this model’s Eastern roots offer a unique approach to illustrate these […]

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