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
Hey readers! This week we are talking about the OTD vs MSOT debate. I may be a little biased (shout out to my OTD program), so I gathered opinions from other OT students and OT practitioners to hear what they had to say about the matter. I think that this is 100% an individual decision, … Continue reading OTD vs MSOT: Which One Should You Choose?
Hey readers! This week I am featuring Emily Idemoto, an OTD student and one of my classmates! She recently traveled to AOTA Conference and had a really cool experience where she was able to help present research that she has been assisting with. She also loves rock climbing and has great experience working with children … Continue reading OT Feature: Emily Idemoto, OT/s
Hey readers! This week's journal club discussion is slightly different than usual. Instead of reading an article and discussing it, we will actually be discussing a scale that can be used to assess the interventions that we learn about in the future. I learned about the FAME scale in my research class. This scale was … Continue reading Journal Club Discussion #15: The FAME Scale
Hey readers! I just got back from New Orleans a few days ago, and I am so excited to share my thoughts with all of you today. All I can say is: WOW...what a weekend! I feel really grateful and appreciative of the opportunity that I had to travel to NOLA for this conference. I … Continue reading What I Learned at AOTA Conference: 2019
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
Hey readers! Happy OT Month! We have a whole month dedicated to occupational therapy, and you've decided that you want to join this wonderful profession. But how do you get there?! What Program Do I Choose? The first thing to decide is what program to apply to. This definitely comes down to personal preference. There … Continue reading How to Become an Occupational Therapist