Children’s Book Review Vol. 2

Happy Monday! In honor of Black History Month, today I am sharing 4 children's books written by Black authors. I am no expert, and this is not an exhaustive list. I came across these books as I was perusing my library's children's books and I couldn't pick just one to feature today. During Black History … Continue reading Children’s Book Review Vol. 2

Occupationally Balanced: Introduction

Happy Monday! Today I am excited to announce a new series on my blog: Occupationally Balanced. Over the years, this blog has transformed from a resource for OT and pre-OT students to help them navigate OT school, to a diary following my own journey though OT school and fieldwork. Now, I feel like it's time … Continue reading Occupationally Balanced: Introduction

Level II Fieldwork Diaries: School-Based Pediatrics Week 12

Happy blogmas day 10! Today I am sharing the final installment of the Level II Fieldwork Diaries. I can't believe I am officially DONE with level II fieldwork! I just completed my 12th week at a public school system, and I am so grateful for the experience. I learned so much, and I was able … Continue reading Level II Fieldwork Diaries: School-Based Pediatrics Week 12

Level II Fieldwork Diaries: School-Based Pediatrics Week 8

Hello and Happy Thanksgiving! I am past my 8th week of level II fieldwork in school-based practice, and things are very busy. This will just be a quick update, so here is what I've been up to for the last few weeks: Week 7 Plan and provide OT intervention for 9 students (we had a … Continue reading Level II Fieldwork Diaries: School-Based Pediatrics Week 8

Level II Fieldwork Diaries: School-Based Pediatrics Week 6

Hey readers and happy midterm! This week, my supervisor and I completed my midterm evaluation and it went really well! I got lots of positive feedback with some areas to work on for the next six weeks. I'm starting to find my "groove" as a school-based occupational therapy intern, including finding my own unique OT … Continue reading Level II Fieldwork Diaries: School-Based Pediatrics Week 6

Level II Fieldwork Diaries: School-Based Pediatrics Week 4

Hey readers! I just finished week 4 of level II fieldwork in a school system, and it is going GREAT! I am starting to feel much more confident in data collection, interventions, and evaluations. My caseload has increased quite a bit in the last two weeks, and I have performed and written up two evaluations. … Continue reading Level II Fieldwork Diaries: School-Based Pediatrics Week 4