Occupational Therapy’s Role in Driver Rehabilitation1

Occupational Therapy’s Role in Driver Rehabilitation

As occupational therapists, we consider driving to be an important instrumental activity of daily living (IADL) that may sometimes be addressed as part of treatment, but did you know that occupational therapy’s role in driver rehabilitation can be considered its own practice area entirely? Driver rehabilitation is a specialized area of occupational therapy that helps […]

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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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adaptive equipment for ot

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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