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Is Video Game Technology Being Used In Nursing Facilities?

Erik Johnson, MS, OT

June 1, 2017

Is video game technology being used in nursing facilities?   Read More


How Do You Start A Private Practice In Mental Health OT?

William Lambert, MS, OTR/L

March 20, 2017

How do you start a private practice in mental health OT?   Read More

How Does An Occupational Therapy Practitioner Become Engaged In Interdisciplinary Research?

Mary Khetani, Sc.D., OTR, Simone Gill, PhD, OTR/L, Leanne Yinusa-Nyahkoon, ScD, OTR/L

March 6, 2017

How does an OTP become engaged in interdisciplinary research?   Read More

What Are Suggestions For OT Treatment For Persons With Renal Disease?

Ann Burkhardt, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

February 27, 2017

What are suggestions for OT treatment for persons with renal disease?   Read More

What Are Developmental Considerations For Activities of Daily Living In Children And Adolescents With Spina Bifida?

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

February 20, 2017

What are developmental considerations for activities of daily living in children and adolescents with spina bifida?   Read More


Evaluating a Client's Occupational Performance in Their Home

Kim Furphy, D.HSc., OT, ATP

February 13, 2017

Which standardized tool is used to evaluate a client's occupational performance in their home? What other items would you put in a kit to do an evaluation?   Read More

Can Occupational Therapy Do Yoga With Clients In A Skilled Nursing Facility?

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

January 30, 2017

Can occupational therapy do yoga with clients in a SNF?   Read More


How Do You Know If A Behavior Is Sensory Or Motor?

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

January 9, 2017

How do you know if it is a sensory or a motor behavior?   Read More

What Is The Difference Between Deep Pressure And Proprioception?

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

December 26, 2016

What is the difference between deep pressure and proprioception?   Read More


How Do You Make Vision Referrals For Someone Wishing To Return To Work?

Elsa Zavoda, MS, OTR/L, SCLV, CLVT

December 19, 2016

How do you make vision referrals for someone wishing to return to work?   Read More


What Strategies Or Props Do You Use To Stimulate Attendance And Conversation In OT Mental Health Groups?

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

December 12, 2016

What strategies or props do you use to stimulate attendance and conversation in OT mental health groups?   Read More

How Can We Integrate Yoga Into Our Treatment Sessions With Clients With Cognitive Deficits From A Stroke?

Arlene Schmid, PhD, OTR

November 21, 2016

How can we integrate yoga into our treatment sessions with clients with cognitive deficits from a stroke?   Read More


How Do We Help Clients In Skilled Nursing Facilities Sleep?

Caryn Shore-Genack, MS, OTR/L

October 31, 2016

How do we help clients in skilled nursing facilities sleep?   Read More

Will Insurance Cover A Lift Chair If The Client Can Walk?

Amber L. Ward, MS, OTR/L, BCPR, ATP/SMS

October 24, 2016

Will insurance cover a lift chair if the client can walk?   Read More

What Is The Sandwich Message When Giving Meaningful Feedback In OT Practice?

Nicole Quint, Dr.OT, OTR/L

October 10, 2016

What is the sandwich message when giving meaningful feedback in OT practice?   Read More

Telehealth Reimbursement and Regulation Information

Jana Cason, DHS, OTR/L, FAOTA

October 3, 2016

How do you get reimbursement for having a remote site assistant that supports evaluative techniques? Has anyone put together a list of states in the US that have OT telehealth regulation information?   Read More

Animal Assisted Interventions

Melissa Winkle, OTR/L, FAOTA, CPDT-KA

September 26, 2016

I'm struggling to find OTs utilizing animal assisted therapy, specifically in Canada.   Read More

What Other Professionals And Community Resources Are Available For OT Mental Health?

Christine Helfrich, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

September 12, 2016

What other professionals and community resources are available for OT mental health?   Read More


Animal Assisted Therapy

Melissa Winkle, OTR/L, FAOTA, CPDT-KA

September 5, 2016

I am struggling to find OT's utilizing animal assisted therapy, specifically in Canada.   Read More

How Can An OTA Become Involved In Leadership And Advocacy?

Amber L. Ward, MS, OTR/L, BCPR, ATP/SMS

August 29, 2016

How can an OTA become involved in leadership and advocacy?   Read More

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