Journal Club Discussion #22: Handwriting Intervention Programs

Hey readers! This week, I am implementing a play session during fieldwork at an early childhood education center. The play session that I am implementing is aimed at working on handwriting skills for a child who is a little behind the developmental average. For that reason, I thought it would be a great week to … Continue reading Journal Club Discussion #22: Handwriting Intervention Programs

Journal Club Discussion #20: Occupational Deprivation Among Refugees

Hey readers! It has been a while since I have posted a Journal Club Discussion, and I have decided to change up the format. The goal of these blog posts is to start a conversation about topics in occupational therapy that interest me and my readers. It is really important to practice evidence-based OT for … Continue reading Journal Club Discussion #20: Occupational Deprivation Among Refugees

Journal Club Discussion #19: Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Injury

Hey readers! This week's Journal Club Discussion is a little different. I was recently asked some advice on what to do for an injury to the triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC). I guess as an OT student, people think I have answers to this kind of question! I decided to make this the topic of our … Continue reading Journal Club Discussion #19: Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Injury

Journal Club Discussion #18: ADLs Among SCI Patients 20 Years After Injury

Hey readers! Last week was my first week of the condensed summer semester, so I am about to get very busy! (I can already feel the stress piling on...) This summer I am taking OT in Physical Dysfunction, which relates to the topic we are discussing this week: spinal cord injuries (SCI). The article that … Continue reading Journal Club Discussion #18: ADLs Among SCI Patients 20 Years After Injury

Journal Club Discussion #17: Preventative OT for New & Expectant Mothers

Hey readers! Happy Mother's Day! Today my sister and I are taking our mom to an Alice in Wonderland themed tea room for a tea tasting. She loves tea, so I think she will really love it. I hope you are all enjoying your day! In honor of Mother's Day, I thought that we would … Continue reading Journal Club Discussion #17: Preventative OT for New & Expectant Mothers

Journal Club Discussion #16: Identifying the Risk of Sensory Processing Difficulty in Infants

Hey readers! I was perusing the American Journal of Occupational Therapy today and this study stood out to me. You probably know by now that I am interested in all things sensory...so clearly an article titled "Early Identification of Sensory Processing Difficulties in High-Risk Infants" would catch my eye! This article is by Joanne E. … Continue reading Journal Club Discussion #16: Identifying the Risk of Sensory Processing Difficulty in Infants