Level 1 Fieldwork: Inpatient Rehabilitation

Hey readers! This week I had an incredible experience completing my third level 1 fieldwork placement. I was placed at an inpatient rehabilitation facility where I observed an occupational therapist for three days. Level 1 fieldwork is comprised of 24 hours of observation in various settings, so that's why I was only there for 3 … Continue reading Level 1 Fieldwork: Inpatient Rehabilitation

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Tips for Parents of Children with Autism

Hey readers! I got a request from a reader a while back for tips that don't break the bank for parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). I am not an expert, and I am still a student, but I do have some tips that might be helpful. I have worked with teens and … Continue reading Tips for Parents of Children with Autism

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

What to Expect Your First Year of OT School & Tips to Succeed

Hey readers! I recently finished my first whole year of OT school...WOW! I can't believe how fast the time has flown by. It also blows my mind to think that I only have three semesters left of OT classes! This post is intended for students who are about to embark on their OT journey and … Continue reading What to Expect Your First Year of OT School & Tips to Succeed