Occupational Therapy in Schools

Hey readers! This semester I took an elective called School-Based Practice in Occupational Therapy. I have a level 2 fieldwork placement at a school this fall, and in general I wanted to learn more about pediatrics. Since approximately 20% of occupational therapists work in schools, I thought this would be a very valuable course to … Continue reading Occupational Therapy in Schools

Reminiscing About AOTA Conference in NOLA

Hey readers! This should have been AOTA Conference week in Boston, so I have been reminiscing about last year's conference in New Orleans. If you want to check out my blog post summarizing the sessions I attended last year at AOTA Conference, check it out here. I went super in-depth and tried to share as … Continue reading Reminiscing About AOTA Conference in NOLA

OT Conference Series: What to Bring to the Conference

Hey readers! Now that you know where to stay, where to eat, what to do, how to get there, and how to navigate the conference app, let's chat about what you need to bring with you to the AOTA Conference. I will be sharing a full packing list for traveling to Boston in March a … Continue reading OT Conference Series: What to Bring to the Conference

OT Conference Series: How to Navigate the Conference

Hey readers! Welcome to this week's OT Conference series post. This post is all about how to navigate the AOTA Conference using the conference app "AttendeeHub". This app is amazing because without it, you may feel a bit overwhelmed when you step through the conference doors. There will be thousands of people and so many … Continue reading OT Conference Series: How to Navigate the Conference

OT Conference Series: How To Get To The Conference

Hey readers! Next up for the OT Conference series is all about using the T and getting to the conference. If you read my post about where to stay, I shared how to get to the conference from all of the major neighborhoods of Boston. Check that out if you are curious about how to … Continue reading OT Conference Series: How To Get To The Conference

OT’s Role in Gun Violence Prevention in Schools

Hey readers! Today I am talking about something that needs more attention in the OT world: gun violence prevention. (*This topic may be difficult to read or discuss for some. Please feel free to exit this page if you need to.) Occupational therapists have an important role in school settings, where we work with children … Continue reading OT’s Role in Gun Violence Prevention in Schools