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Environment: Where and How We Promote Aging in Place

Beth Fields, PhD, OTR/L

April 1, 2019

What assessments do you recommend to use in order to promote aging in place?   Read More

Introduction: Defining the Concept of Aging in Place

Kelly Dickson, CScD, OTR/L

March 1, 2019

Why should we care about aging in place?   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


Using Groups To Improve Knowledge Of Sensory Processing Among Teachers And Parents

Bryan Gee, PhD, OTR, BCP

December 1, 2018

Are there different delivery models to provide instruction to teachers and parents about sensory processing?   Read More

Switch Assessment

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

November 1, 2018

What criteria is necessary to create an ideal placement for a switch site?   Read More

Building Healthy Brains: Sensory Strategies for Optimal Brain Function & Postural Concerns

Cara Koscinski, MOT, OTR/L

October 1, 2018

Do you see a connection between emotional regulation issues and sensory processing disorders?   Read More


Benefits of Infant Massage for Both Child and Caregiver

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

September 1, 2018

What are the benefits of infant massage? Can it be used with children with special needs?   Read More

Dysgraphia in Children

Cara Koscinski, MOT, OTR/L

August 1, 2018

What is dysgraphia and how can occupational therapy practitioners help?   Read More



Barbara Smith, MS, OTR/L

July 1, 2018

Why should we utilize hippotherapy?   Read More


Social Learning

Nicole Quint, Dr.OT, OTR/L

June 1, 2018

What are the core competencies of social learning?   Read More


Fieldwork Educator

Amy Mahle, MHA, COTA/L

May 1, 2018

Why should you be a fieldwork educator?   Read More

Sensory Profile 2: What's New And What Stayed The Same?

Winnie Dunn, PhD, OTR, FAOTA

April 1, 2018

What's new with the Sensory Profile 2 compared to the original Sensory Profile? Also, my clinic still utilizes the first version, how much longer will the original be available?   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

Getting A Grip On Research

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

February 1, 2018

Why should we bother with evidence based practice? Also, what are the different levels of evidence?   Read More

Community Mobility for Pediatric Occupational Therapy Practitioners

Wendy Stav, Ph.D., OTR/L, SCDCM, FAOTA

January 1, 2018

1. When you said not to put a car seat near an airbag, does that include side airbags too?2. Do you recommend older children take off their coats if they are in booster or regular seatbelts? 3. Most b...   Read More


Dementia Management: Evidence-Based Interventions to Reduce Unwanted Behaviors

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

December 1, 2017

How do you put signage up to convey a message like do not enter or out of order, and still have visitors know that they can use the elevator?Does the state have any regulations regarding the use of si...   Read More

Theory of Occupational Adaptation: Making Connections between Theory, Practice and Research

Lorrie George-Paschal, PhD, OTR/L

November 1, 2017

It says the section of the OAPG that guides the client in actual generation of an occupational response, what does it mean by actual generation? When an adolescent persists hanging out "with the...   Read More

Like a River; An Introduction to the Kawa (River) Model

Michael Iwama, PhD, MSc, BScOT, BSc

October 1, 2017

What year was the Kawa Model developed? Can you talk about the sampling and validation process for the model? Do I use art supplies to introduce this concept to clients or premade icons? Can the Kawa...   Read More

Abilities Based Approaches to Assessment and Treatment of Persons with Dementia

Renee Kinder, MS, CCC-SLP, RAC-CT

September 1, 2017

1. What is your favorite teaching method that you use? 2. What have you found that works well in transitioning task steps to staff?3. As far as the spaced retrieval, have you used it in skilled nursin...   Read More


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