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Using Assistive Technology To Increase Participation In Daily Life Podcast

Theresa Berner, MOT, OTR/L, ATP, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L

November 16, 2022

Technology has changed greatly in the last 20 years, and more assistive technology is available than ever. This podcast will explore how an occupational therapy practitioner evaluates what technology...   Read More

    


Use Of Simulation In Graduate OT Coursework And As A Level I Fieldwork Experience Podcast

Sarah Zimmerman, OTD, OTR/L, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L

November 4, 2022

The benefits of utilizing simulation to promote clinical reasoning, enhance experiential learning, and as an alternative to a clinic-based Level I fieldwork experience will be discussed in this course...   Read More

   


Cerebral Palsy Review: Facilitating Functional Outcomes

Patti Sharp, OTD, MS, OTR/L, BCP

October 6, 2022

Cerebral palsy is the most common physical disability in children, affecting 1-4 out of every 1,000 live births around the world. Current research overwhelmingly supports top-down, function & occupati...   Read More

   


Handwriting: It Is A Big Deal

Megan Paben, MOT, OTR/L, ASDCS

September 28, 2022

The foundations of the upper extremity mobility needed for written communication will be reviewed in this course. Participants will also learn about fine motor and visual-motor skills that support wri...   Read More

 


Promoting Participation and Mental Health in Children and Youth: Every Moment Counts and ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) Podcast

Susan Bazyk, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L

September 21, 2022

Occupational therapy's role in mental health promotion, prevention, and intervention when working with all children and youth -those with and without disabilities and/or mental illness- in schools and...   Read More

   


Cerebral Palsy Review: Medical and Therapy Management

Patti Sharp, OTD, MS, OTR/L, BCP

August 23, 2022

Cerebral Palsy (CP) is the most common physical disability in children, affecting 1-4 out of every 1,000 live births around the world. Evidence-based medical, surgical, and therapeutic interventions a...   Read More

   


Cerebral Palsy Review: Clinical Presentation, Evaluation, And Diagnosis

Patti Sharp, OTD, MS, OTR/L, BCP

August 10, 2022

Cerebral Palsy (CP) is the most common physical disability in children, affecting 1-4 out of every 1,000 live births around the world. Information on etiology, early warning signs, evaluation, and dia...   Read More

   


Assessment And Treatment Strategies To Boost Brain Skills In Partnership With The Pocket Occupational Therapist

Cara Koscinski, OTD, MOT, OTR/L, CAS

April 4, 2022

Children often struggle with fidgeting, attention deficits, and immature motor patterns which manifest themselves through frustration, sensory, and behavior issues. The optimal function of our bodies...   Read More

   


Back to School: Discussing the Biomechanical Impact of Backpacks

Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT

January 7, 2022

Carrying a backpack to school is a common activity demand of school-age children, and while there are many options for types of backpacks, there are ways to properly pack and wear a backpack to reduce...   Read More

   


An Occupational Therapist's Perspective On Visual Deficits in Pediatrics

Subah Gupta, MHS, OTR/L, SCLV, CBIS

January 7, 2022

This presentation reviews commonly encountered visual deficits in the pediatric population. Screening and intervention techniques within the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework will be discussed.   Read More

  


School-Based Occupational Therapy and Student Mental Health: Are We Helping?

Moni Keen, OTD, OTR/L

September 1, 2021

This course is about occupational therapy’s role in addressing mental health issues within the school setting. We will delve into reasons why practitioners do not feel they are addressing mental hea...   Read More

  


Understanding Primitive Reflexes: How They Impact Child Development and Intervention Strategies for Integration

Samantha Heidenreich, OTD, MOT

May 6, 2021

This course looks at entry-level knowledge of primitive reflexes. Participants will identify retained reflexes and utilize strategies to support integration to facilitate child development.   Read More

  


Using the Science of Sensory Process to Survive The Holidays

Rondalyn V. Whitney, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

January 4, 2021

Stress reduces our ability to cope and the holidays increase the number of stressors in our daily lives: The pandemic presents a unique pile-on effect for families. This advanced level course builds o...   Read More

  


20Q: Interview With A Pediatric Researcher

Anita Witt Mitchell, PhD, OTR, FAOTA

December 3, 2020

In this edition of a Salute to the OT Pioneers, we highlight Dr. Anita Witt Mitchell's career and contributions to occupational therapy. Dr. Mitchell is a fellow of the American Occupational Therapy A...   Read More

  


OT's Mental Health Response to the COVID Pandemic: Promoting School Participation, A Trauma-Informed Approach

Amanda M. Rodriguez, OTD, MOT, OTR/L

November 24, 2020

This is an introductory course focused on the impact of the pandemic on school participation and well-being through a trauma-informed lens. The course offers an overview of trauma, trauma-informed car...   Read More

   


Behavioral And Daily Challenges In Children With Autism

Cara Koscinski, OTD, OTR/L

October 6, 2020

This course will describes the behavioral challenges of occupational performance for children with autism. The ways in which children show difficulty with behavior will be explored. Emphasis will be p...   Read More

 


Pediatric Teletherapy: Treatment Ideas Using Household Items

Tasha Perkins Holmes, MOT, OTR/L

September 28, 2020

Providing telehealth can be challenging when the pediatric client has limited resources for therapy. This course will provide you with treatment ideas using household items.   Read More

   


Pediatric Telehealth: Supports in the Virtual Setting

Tasha Perkins Holmes, MOT, OTR/L

September 28, 2020

This course will provide information and ideas for supporting pediatric clients/students in the virtual setting. Ergonomics as well as interdisciplinary collaboration and parent/caregiver coaching wil...   Read More

  


Evidence-Based Strategies for Teaching Children with Autism Critical Skills

Tara Warwick, OTD, MS, OTR/L

September 22, 2020

The purpose of this course is to walk participants through an evidence-based process for teaching skills to children with autism. The course will start with identifying what skills to teach, move to h...   Read More

 


Face Masks and Communication - Audiological Implications

Barbara Weinstein, PhD

September 14, 2020

A discussion of how face masks may impact communication in healthcare settings, particularly for people with hearing loss. Strategies for professionals to use in order to optimize communication for al...   Read More

    


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