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Neurological and Physical Disabilities Ask the Experts

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DIR/Floortime Model

Gina Taylor, MS, OTR/L, HPCS

September 4, 2019

What is the DIR/Floortime model?   Read More


Functional Cognitive Intervention: Grading Tasks to Maximize Outcomes

Angela Reimer, OTD, MOT, OTR, CBIST

July 8, 2019

Why do we care about assessing cognition as OTs? Isn't that a speech-language pathologist's job?   Read More


Demystifying the Evidence: Strategies for Integrating Research into Adult Rehabilitation Settings

Lisa Juckett, MOT, OTR/L

June 1, 2019

How do we integrate research into practice?   Read More


Incontinence: Practical Tips for the Occupational Therapy Practitioner

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

February 1, 2019

Why should OT address incontinence?   Read More


Yoga Therapy for COPD

Catherine McDowell, OTR/L, LMBT, E-RYT200/RYT500

January 1, 2019

How is yoga therapy beneficial for patients with COPD?   Read More



Barbara Smith, MS, OTR/L

July 1, 2018

Why should we utilize hippotherapy?   Read More


Self-Catheterization: OT Considerations

Rachel Galant, MSNM, OTR/L

March 1, 2018

Most OTs work with patients and include demonstration of the actual ADL at some point. How do we justify this when we do not get to the actual activity or ADL with the patient? What goals would we hav...   Read More

Re-spawn: Optimizing Therapeutic Potential Through the Healing Power of Video Games

Erik Johnson, MS, OT

June 1, 2017

Due to sensory over stimulation do you suggest any timeline on video gaming for someone one with concussive symptoms or headaches? Are they starting to use this type of technology more in skilled nurs...   Read More


The Role of OT with Performing Arts Medicine

Rebecca Barton, DHS, OTR, FAOTA

April 1, 2017

Are patients reluctant to change their performing habits or bad habits? For traveling school therapists, what items would you suggest for their toolbox? Are orchestra companies willing to make necessa...   Read More

Falls in the Elderly with Fibromyalgia

Sindhu Narayan, OT/L, RYT200

March 13, 2017

Are the tests you mentioned (Test of Everyday Attention, the MASQ, and the FIQR) available online?   Read More


A Clinician's Perspective: Occupational Therapy For Persons With Renal Disease

Ann Burkhardt, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

February 27, 2017

Do you have suggestions for starting a program or training staff in this treatment area? Also, do we need to do education on shunt care?   Read More

Activities of Daily Living in Children and Adolescents with Spina Bifida: Developmental Considerations

Rachel Galant, MSNM, OTR/L, Debbie Victor, OTD, OT/L

February 20, 2017

Have you done executive functioning tests to assess struggling adolescents? If so, are there trends with this group? Also, do you run any social groups?   Read More


Different Types of Falls and Prevalence of Anticipated Physiologic Falls

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

February 22, 2016

Can you please review the different types of falls and why anticipated physiologic is so prevalent?   Read More

How Do You Get a Person with Cancer to Exercise?

Andrea Branas, PT, MSE, MPT, CLT

September 28, 2015

How do you get a person with fatigue from cancer to exercise?   Read More


What is an Orthosis?

Jared Howell, MS, CPO, LPO

September 22, 2015

What is an orthosis?   Read More


How Can We Prevent Repetitive Stress Injuries with Computer Use?

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

September 17, 2015

How can we prevent repetitive stress injuries with computer use?   Read More


What are Some Things to Consider When Ordering Toileting Equipment?

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

September 8, 2015

What are some things to consider when ordering toileting equipment?   Read More


When Should a Child Move From Riding in a Car Seat to Riding in Their Mobility Base?

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

August 31, 2015

When should a child move from riding in a car seat to riding in their mobility base?   Read More


Does Nursing Support Early Mobility in the ICU?

Marla R. Robinson, MSc, OTR/L, BCPR, Cheryl Esbrook, OTR/L, BCPR

July 27, 2015

Does nursing support early mobility in the ICU?   Read More

What is the Mechanism of Action with Functional Electrical Stimulation?

Kathryn Nedley, OTD, OTR

July 24, 2015

What is the mechanism of action with functional electrical stimulation?   Read More