Podcastin’ with Sarah Putt & Allie Watkins

Hey readers! I did something really cool recently... I was on the OT 4 Lyfe podcast with host, Sarah Putt, MA, OTR/L, and fellow OT student/guest, Allie Watkins, OT/s! Becoming Insta-friends with Sarah from OT 4 Lyfe and eventually being asked to be a guest on her podcast was such an honor for me. OT … Continue reading Podcastin’ with Sarah Putt & Allie Watkins

Level II Fieldwork Diaries: School-Based Pediatrics Week 10

Hey readers! We are in the home stretch of level II fieldwork! I truly can't believe that I am almost done with all of my fieldwork experiences for OT school. 12 weeks seems daunting at first, but it really does fly by. I have learned so much and I feel like I have grown into … Continue reading Level II Fieldwork Diaries: School-Based Pediatrics Week 10

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

Level II Fieldwork Diaries: School-Based Pediatrics Week 2

Hey readers! Last week, I finished my second week of level II fieldwork in a public school system. I am in an elementary school 3 days per week, a middle school 1 day per week, and remote 1 day per week. I will eventually also take over supervision of a COTA who works in the … Continue reading Level II Fieldwork Diaries: School-Based Pediatrics Week 2

Level II Fieldwork Diaries: Outpatient Pediatrics Week 12

I can't believe my first level II fieldwork placement is already over! This week, I had to say goodbye to all of the wonderful OTs, COTAs, children, and families that I worked with throughout the summer, and it was really bittersweet. I'm happy because I had such a fun, formative experience at this clinic, but … Continue reading Level II Fieldwork Diaries: Outpatient Pediatrics Week 12