The Travel Diaries: Sedona, Arizona

Hey readers! I am SO excited to start a brand new series on my blog, The Travel Diaries. In this series, I will talk about my favorite leisure activity: travel! As we have talked about before, leisure is one of the eight areas of occupation that occupational therapists intervene in. It is important for all … Continue reading The Travel Diaries: Sedona, Arizona

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Interprofessional Practice

Hey readers! The MGH Institute of Health Professions strongly values interprofessional practice and because of that, I have participated in a handful of interprofessional activities already during OT school. Some of the activities I have participated in so far include team simulations and interprofessional clinician observations. What is interprofessional practice? Interprofessional practice in healthcare involves … Continue reading Interprofessional Practice

Journal Club Discussion #11: Sensory Processing, Behaviors, & Cognition in Preschoolers with Autism

Hey readers! Happy Sunday! It's time for another journal club discussion, and this week's topic is one that I am SO interested in. The title of this week's article is "Sensory Processing, Problem Behavior, Adaptive Behavior, and Cognition in Preschool Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders" by Shelley O'Donnell, Jean Deitz, Deborah Kartin, Theresa Nalty, and … Continue reading Journal Club Discussion #11: Sensory Processing, Behaviors, & Cognition in Preschoolers with Autism

Journal Club Discussion #10: Goal Setting & Functional Outcomes

Hey readers, it's time for another Journal Club Discussion! I can't believe that this is the TENTH journal club discussion that I have posted. (Patting myself on the back here for sticking to my goal!) Speaking of goals, this week's article is on goal setting's relation to occupational performance. I talked a bit about goal … Continue reading Journal Club Discussion #10: Goal Setting & Functional Outcomes

Journal Club Discussion #9: Intimacy after SCI in Women

Hey readers! This week I put out a poll on Instagram asking what you guys would like to read about in our journal club discussions (if you aren't following me on Instagram, you totally should). I received a request to talk about sexual intimacy as an activity of daily living (ADL). I know this can … Continue reading Journal Club Discussion #9: Intimacy after SCI in Women