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Janet Poole, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA

August 1, 2016

Is evaluating sensation as important as assessing joint motion, ADL, or hand function?   Read More

Prevention Of Burnout For Pediatric Caregivers

Patti Sharp, OTD, MS, OTR/L

July 18, 2016

How do I prevent burnout of caregivers over time?   Read More

Advice For Providing Families With Hope For The Future When Working With Pediatric Trauma-Induced Conditions

Patti Sharp, OTD, MS, OTR/L

July 11, 2016

Do you have any advice regarding providing families with the hope for future, giving false hope?   Read More

Management Of Stimulation For Pediatric Patients Post TBI

Patti Sharp, OTD, MS, OTR/L

July 4, 2016

How long do you recommend the low stim environment for patients post TBI? What signs or symptoms are you looking for to know that a child is ready for more stimulation?   Read More

Does Medicare Pay For OT Treatment Of Cognitive Dysfunction?

Jessica Crowe, OTD, OTR/L

June 27, 2016

Does Medicare pay for OT treatment for cognitive dysfunction?   Read More


What Is Environmental Press With Pediatric Constraint Induced Movement Therapy?

Mary Rebekah Trucks, OTR/L, Dory Ainsworth Wallace, MS, OTR/L

June 20, 2016

What is environmental press with pediatric constraint induced movement therapy?   Read More


Do You Repeat Activities With Sensory-Enhanced Pediatric Constraint Induced Movement Therapy?

Mary Rebekah Trucks, OTR/L, Dory Ainsworth Wallace, MS, OTR/L

June 13, 2016

Do you repeat activities with sensory-enhanced pediatric constraint induced movement therapy?   Read More


What Are Your Favorite Resources For Driving And Community Mobility?

Wendy Stav, PhD, OTR/L, SCDCM, FAOTA

May 30, 2016

What are your favorite resources for driving and community mobility?   Read More


How Do Occupational Therapists Treat Clients With Dementia That Still Want To Drive?

Wendy Stav, PhD, OTR/L, SCDCM, FAOTA

May 23, 2016

How do occupational therapists treat clients with dementia that still want to drive?   Read More

What Does An Occupational Therapist Need To Know About Noninvasive Brain Stimulation?

Heather T. Peters, MOT, OTR/L

May 16, 2016

What does an occupational therapist need to know about noninvasive brain stimulation?   Read More

Motor-vation - Using An Evidence-based Motor Program To Support Fine And Visual Motor Development In Kindergarten

Shaunna Kelder, DrOT, OTR/L

May 9, 2016

Could you please elaborate on the MTSS/RtI?   Read More

What Is Your Best Strategy Of Engaging Patients?

Erik Johnson, MS, OT

May 2, 2016

What is your best strategy of engaging patients?   Read More


Vocational Treatment For The Transitional Aged Youth (TAY)

Michelle Burlyga, MS, OTR/L

April 25, 2016

Can you say more about the vocational treatment. What exactly do you do?   Read More

How Do I Complete The Data Aspect Of The COPM In An Adolescent Outpatient Mental Health Program?

Elizabeth Cara, Ph.D., OTR/L, MFC

April 18, 2016

I have used the COPM in my adolescent outpatient mental health program, but it has been unsuccessful in finding the numeric measurement instructions for the bottom section that compares the initial wi...   Read More

Can An Occupational Therapist Have A Private Practice In Psychiatric Rehabilitation?

Elizabeth Cara, Ph.D., OTR/L, MFC

April 11, 2016

Can an occupational therapist have a private practice in psychiatric rehabilitation? Has anyone done this?   Read More

How Do I Transition Into OT Psychiatric Mental Health?

Elizabeth Cara, Ph.D., OTR/L, MFC

April 4, 2016

Do you have recommendations to facilitate OT knowledge and skill development for mental health OT? I've been primarily in geriatric physical disability or physical disability. I would like to tran...   Read More

How Do You Advocate For The Recovery OT Model?

Anne MacRae, PhD, OTR/L, BCMH, FAOTA

March 28, 2016

Could you talk a little more specifically about advocacy and how you have advocated for the recovery OT model?   Read More

What Is The Occupational Therapy Role In End Of Life Care?

Heather Javaherian-Dysinger, OTD, OTR/L

March 21, 2016

What is the occupational therapy role in end of life care?   Read More

What Is Occupational Therapy's Role In Transitions To Prevent Hospital Readmissions?

Marla R. Robinson, MSc, OTR/L, BCPR, BT-C, FAOTA, Pamela Roberts, PhD, OTR/L, SCFES, FAOTA, CPHQ, FNAP, FACRM

March 14, 2016

What is occupational therapy's role in transitions to prevent hospital readmissions?   Read More

Is Nursing Receptive To Occupational Therapy Balance Training And Inservices?

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

March 7, 2016

Is nursing receptive to occupational therapy balance training and inservices?   Read More

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