Journal Club Discussion #22: Handwriting Intervention Programs

Hey readers! This week, I am implementing a play session during fieldwork at an early childhood education center. The play session that I am implementing is aimed at working on handwriting skills for a child who is a little behind the developmental average. For that reason, I thought it would be a great week to … Continue reading Journal Club Discussion #22: Handwriting Intervention Programs

Journal Club Discussion #21: OT in Primary Care

Hey readers! This week we are talking about OT in primary care. I think that there is a potential for a huge role for OT in primary care. Think about how many kiddos see their pediatrician each year, and how many opportunities that would be for an OT to see them. It would be beneficial … Continue reading Journal Club Discussion #21: OT in Primary Care

Journal Club Discussion #20: Occupational Deprivation Among Refugees

Hey readers! It has been a while since I have posted a Journal Club Discussion, and I have decided to change up the format. The goal of these blog posts is to start a conversation about topics in occupational therapy that interest me and my readers. It is really important to practice evidence-based OT for … Continue reading Journal Club Discussion #20: Occupational Deprivation Among Refugees

Journal Club Discussion #19: Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Injury

Hey readers! This week's Journal Club Discussion is a little different. I was recently asked some advice on what to do for an injury to the triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC). I guess as an OT student, people think I have answers to this kind of question! I decided to make this the topic of our … Continue reading Journal Club Discussion #19: Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Injury

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

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