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Can Males Have An Eating Disorder?

Lindy L. Weaver, PhD, OTR/L, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L

July 7, 2022

Can males have an eating disorder?   Read More


What Life Outcomes Can Students With Intellectual And Developmental Disabilities Expect?

Andrew Persch, PhD, OTR/L, BCP, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L

June 2, 2022

What life outcomes can students with intellectual and developmental disabilities expect?   Read More


What Is Animal Assisted Therapy?

Melissa Winkle, OTR/L, FAOTA, CPDT-KA, Phoebe Yam, OTD, OTR/L

February 3, 2022

What is animal-assisted therapy?   Read More


What Are The Benefits Of Completing A Wheelchair Seating Assessment In The Home?

Sara Kate Frye, MS, OTR/L, ATP

January 7, 2022

What are the benefits of completing a wheelchair seating assessment in the home?   Read More


What Is Interoception?

Catherine M. Cavaliere, PhD, OTR

December 3, 2021

What is interoception?   Read More


What Is Self-mutilation And How Do OTs Deal With It?

William Lambert, MS, OTR/L

October 1, 2021

What is self-mutilation and how do OTs deal with it?   Read More


How Can Occupational Therapy Help Students' Mental Health?

Moni Keen, OTD, OTR/L

September 15, 2021

How can OTs help students' mental health?   Read More


What Are The Three Hidden Senses?

Britt Collins-Feist, MS, OTR/L

July 2, 2021

What are the three hidden senses?   Read More


How Does Gastrointestinal Dysfunction Affect Children With Autism?

Samantha Heidenreich, OTD, MOT

May 3, 2021

How does gastrointestinal dysfunction affect children with autism?   Read More


What Is The Concept Of The Upstairs Versus Downstairs Brain When Treating Children With Autism?

Cara Koscinski, OTD, OTR/L

February 5, 2021

What is the concept of the upstairs versus the downstairs brain when treating children with autism?   Read More


How Do Habits, Routines, And Rituals Support Us During The Holidays And Stressful Times?

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

January 8, 2021

How do habits, routines, and rituals support us during the holidays and stressful times?   Read More


Why do we want COVID-19 patients in a prone position?

Lyndsay Laxton, OTR/L, Julia Smith, MS, OTR/L

August 5, 2020

Why do we want COVID-19 patients in a prone position?   Read More


Can you give an example of a pediatric treatment provided via telehealth, the session length, and how much parents need to be involved?

Aditi Mehra, DHSc, OTR/L

May 1, 2020

Can you give an example of a pediatric treatment provided via telehealth? What is the typical length of the session? How much do the parents need to be involved?   Read More


Risk Factors for Motor Delays

Jessica McMurdie, OTR/L

January 3, 2020

What are the risk factors for motor delays?   Read More


Handwriting Expectations for 4th Grade and Beyond

Marina Scott, MS, OTR/L

October 1, 2019

What are 4th grade and beyond expectations for handwriting?   Read More


DIR/Floortime Model

Gina Taylor, MS, OTR/L, HPCS

September 4, 2019

What is the DIR/Floortime model?   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


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