OT Feature: Amanda G., OT/s

Hey readers! Welcome to the newest series on my blog: OT Features! Today I bring to you Amanda G.'s story. She has such a cool background with a masters degree in mental health counseling specializing in expressive therapies, which gives her a really unique view of OT. I am so excited for you all to … Continue reading OT Feature: Amanda G., OT/s

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OT Month: 2019

Hey readers! Happy OT Month! To all of my fellow occupational therapy students and practitioners, you rock! This is a whole month dedicated to the field of occupational therapy and all of the good that we do in the world. AOTA's slogan is "Occupational Therapy: Living Life To Its Fullest," so now is our chance … Continue reading OT Month: 2019

Level I Fieldwork: Inpatient Psychiatry

Hey readers! This semester I took my first occupational therapy practice class: OT in Mental Health. Since my practice class was in mental health, my fieldwork experience was as well. This semester, fieldwork was actually comprised of multiple experiences, which were: A simulation to experience what it might be like to hear voices, such as … Continue reading Level I Fieldwork: Inpatient Psychiatry

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