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

Journal Club Discussion #14: Treating Mental Health in School-Based Practice

Hey readers! This week's journal club discussion is brought to you based on a question that came to my mind at AOTA Conference. While I was at the conference, I attended a Conversations That Matter session entitled "A Climate of Crisis Post-Parkland: How to Optimize & Advocate for the Use of Mental-Health Approaches in School-Based … Continue reading Journal Club Discussion #14: Treating Mental Health in School-Based Practice

Journal Club Discussion #13: Predictors of Paid Employment After Stroke, TBI & SCI

Hey readers! We have been reading a lot of journal articles about pediatrics lately, but I know that lots of you are interested in stroke, traumatic brain injury (TBI), and spinal cord injury (SCI) as well. So, this week we will be reading an article called "Cognitive, Emotional, and Physical Functioning as Predictors of Paid … Continue reading Journal Club Discussion #13: Predictors of Paid Employment After Stroke, TBI & SCI

Journal Club Discussion #12: Perceptions of Occupational Performance in Individuals with Cerebral Palsy

Hey readers! Long time no see (or read)! I am so excited to be back with another journal club discussion today. I recently read an article for school that I thought was really interesting. Unfortunately, I was unable to find it on AJOT for AOTA members, but I will include the citation at the end … Continue reading Journal Club Discussion #12: Perceptions of Occupational Performance in Individuals with Cerebral Palsy

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