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How Does Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Reduce Short-Term Externalizing Behaviors?

Nicole Quint, PhD, Dr.OT, OTR/L

April 1, 2024

How does social-emotional learning (SEL) reduce short-term externalizing behaviors?   Read More


What Key Elements Are Involved in Sleep Hygiene Training, and How Do They Contribute to Better Sleep?

Cynthia Hoskins, DBH, MOT, OTR/L, CCTS-I

March 15, 2024

What key elements are involved in sleep hygiene training, and how do they contribute to better sleep?   Read More


What Challenges Do Family Caregivers of Adult Children With Autism Face?

Christina Marsack-Topolewski, PhD, MSW, LMSW

March 1, 2024

What challenges do family caregivers of adult children with autism face?   Read More


What Is Self-regulation, And What Promotes It In The Early Years?

Tere Bowen-Irish, OTR/L

February 15, 2024

What is self-regulation, and what promotes it in the early years?   Read More


How Does Collaboration Between Therapists and CNAs Contribute to Fall Prevention in the Elderly Population?

Brittany Horvath, MS, CCC-SLP, CDP

February 1, 2024

How does collaboration between therapists and CNAs contribute to fall prevention in the elderly population?   Read More


What is the Projected Demographic Shift for the Aging Population in the United States?

Brittany Horvath, MS, CCC-SLP, CDP

January 15, 2024

What is the projected demographic shift for the aging population in the United States?   Read More


What is the Positive Approach to Care (PAC), and How Does It Differ From Traditional Perspectives on Dementia Care?

Laurie Walther, MS, CCC-SLP

January 1, 2024

What is the Positive Approach to Care (PAC), and how does it differ from traditional perspectives on dementia care?   Read More


In the Interoceptive System, What Challenges May Be Faced By Those Who Are Under-Responsive?

Megan Paben, MOT, OTR/L, ASDCS

December 15, 2023

In the interoceptive system, what challenges may be faced by those who are under-responsive?   Read More


How Might Under-Responsiveness to the Auditory System Affect a Person's Behavior?

Megan Paben, MOT, OTR/L, ASDCS

December 1, 2023

How might under-responsiveness to the auditory system affect a person's behavior?   Read More


What Are Some Signs of Over-Responsiveness to Tactile Processing?

Megan Paben, MOT, OTR/L, ASDCS

November 15, 2023

What are some signs of over-responsiveness to tactile processing?   Read More


Why Should OTs Educate Both Patients and Their Families About Brain Function and its Relevance to Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)? 

Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, BCB-PMD

November 1, 2023

Why should OTs educate both patients and their families about brain function and its relevance to activities of daily living (ADLs)?   Read More

How Does Understanding the Interconnection Between a Person, Task, and Environment Play a Role in OT When Addressing Functional Cognition?

Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, BCB-PMD

October 15, 2023

How does understanding the interconnection between a person, task, and environment play a role in OT when addressing functional cognition?   Read More


How Can Occupational Therapists Address Urinary Incontinence in Nursing Homes?

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP, CFPS

October 1, 2023

How can occupational therapists address urinary incontinence in nursing homes?   Read More


What Evidence-based Strategies Help Infants With Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Achieve Self-regulation?

Tina Davis, OTR/L, BCP

September 15, 2023

What evidence-based strategies help infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) achieve self-regulation?   Read More


What Assessments Are Commonly Used With Infants With NAS in the NICU Versus Outpatient Settings?

Tina Davis, OTR/L, BCP

September 1, 2023

What assessments are commonly used with infants with NAS in the NICU versus outpatient settings?   Read More


What Are Some of the Unique Feeding Challenges Seen in Infants With Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)?

Tina Davis, OTR/L, BCP

August 15, 2023

What are some of the unique feeding challenges seen in infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS)?   Read More


How Can We Foster Engagement With Senior Clients?

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP, CFPS

August 1, 2023

How can we foster engagement with senior clients?   Read More


What is a Neurodiversity-affirming Practice?

Katherine McGinley, OTDS

July 15, 2023

What is a neurodiversity-affirming practice?   Read More


What are the Functional Emotional Developmental Capacities (FEDCs) of DIRFloortime®?

Lyn Bennett, OTR/L

July 1, 2023

What are the functional emotional developmental capacities (FEDCs) of DIRFloortime®?   Read More


How Do You Deal With Challenging Patients?

Tania Sofia Nogueira, MSc, HCPC – UK, COT – UK, ACSS – PT

June 15, 2023

How do you deal with challenging patients?   Read More


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