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Letters From the Editor

2015: What a Great Year!

Fawn Carson, MS, OTR/L, ATP

November 25, 2015

2015 has been an outstanding year for OccupationalTherapy.com! We have had great presenters, topics and much enthusiasm from our members! We launched some great series and partnerships and debuted man...   Read More

Giving Thanks

Fawn Carson, MS, OTR/L, ATP

October 27, 2015

November is a wonderful time to pause and enjoy the season's glorious foliage, celebrate at family gatherings, and be thankful. However, it is also a time when many OTs have license renewals coming du...   Read More

October: Boos and CEUs!

Fawn Carson, MS, OTR/L, ATP

October 6, 2015

While you’re planning your Halloween festivities, begin thinking about your end-of-year CE requirements. It’s SCARY to be scrambling to get your hours completed in December ! Check out our new 4-p...   Read More

September Ushers in New Journal Club

Fawn Carson, MS, OTR/L, ATP

September 3, 2015

September signifies the start of many things: school, change of season, new routines. At OccupationalTherapy.com, we are ushering in a new chapter as well. On September 30 we launch a new journal club...   Read More

Back to School is Around the Corner

Fawn Carson, MS, OTR/L, ATP

August 4, 2015

Back to school is right around the corner and this month we are highlighting an array of courses to enhance your pediatric knowledge. You'll also want to mark your calendars for an upcoming new Journa...   Read More

Independence in July

Fawn Carson, MS, OTR/L, ATP

July 8, 2015

July is the month when we celebrate our independence. At OccupationalTherapy.com, we celebrate independence every day! You can access our library of over 300 courses in "independent" learning formats...   Read More

Lazy Days of Summer

Fawn Carson, MS, OTR/L, ATP

June 9, 2015

The first day of Summer is just weeks away! Hand Therapy Week kicked off the season June 1-7 and in celebration, we are offering some informative live courses on hot, hand topics. Now is a great time...   Read More

Seating and Positioning Virtual Conference Coming Soon

Fawn Carson, MS, OTR/L, ATP

May 3, 2015

May is a busy month for us at OccupationalTherapy.com. It is both American Stroke Month and Mental Health Awareness Month. Both are important campaigns, and we have lined up two great presenters to sp...   Read More

Spring Happenings at OccupationalTherapy.com

Fawn Carson, MS, OTR/L, ATP

April 1, 2015

Spring has sprung, and we have many new and exciting things to share for OT Month! We are proud to announce a new partnership with the AOTF and the assembly of an Advisory Board to provide you with we...   Read More

It May Be Cold Out, But Things Are Heating Up at OccupationalTherapy.com

Fawn Carson, MS, OTR/L, ATP

March 2, 2015

Happy March! Yes, it is still cold in the Northeast! Fortunately things are heating up on OccupationalTherapy.com this month. March is MS Awareness Month but, for many of you, it is also the time to r...   Read More

Cancer Awareness

Fawn Carson, MS, OTR/L, ATP

February 3, 2015

Today is World Cancer Day. According to the National Cancer Institute, there were over 1.6 million new cases of cancer diagnosed in 2014. Another alarming statistic is that approximately 40.4 percent...   Read More

New Year Brings Change

Fawn Carson, MS, OTR/L, ATP

January 13, 2015

With the new year, comes change. I am the new Managing Editor for OccupationalTherapy.com. Prior to this role, I was the Assistant Editor/CEU Administrator of OT.com and the Community Relations Manage...   Read More

Most popular courses of 2014

Christa Tober, M.S., OTR

December 10, 2014

One of my favorite things about December is the opportunity to look back to where we started, evaluate how far we’ve come and develop a game plan for continued growth and development in the future....   Read More

Thankful in November

Christa Tober, M.S., OTR

November 12, 2014

Each year at Thanksgiving, I think about how fortunate I am to have found the field of Occupational Therapy. Over the past 18 years, I've had the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in so many...   Read More

Celebrating OT in October

Christa Tober, M.S., OTR

October 8, 2014

April may be OT Month but October 27 is World Occupational Therapy Day and the OT Global Day of Service! OccupationalTherapy.com is participating in the Global Day of Service by offering free access t...   Read More

Fall Prevention Resources

Christa Tober, M.S., OTR

September 10, 2014

National Falls Prevention Awareness Day will be held on September 23, 2014. The annual awareness campaign established by the National Council on Aging has grown significantly over the past seven years...   Read More

Back to School (for us all!)

Christa Tober, M.S., OTR

August 5, 2014

We’ve been working through the summer to bring you more great speakers on clinically-relevant topics to support your professional development as an evidence-based practitioner. Since back to school...   Read More

Independent Summer Learning

Christa Tober, M.S., OTR

July 2, 2014

Last week, a friend casually remarked about the gradual shortening of days now that the summer solstice has passed. I thought to myself “How could this be? Wasn’t it just April last week?” After...   Read More

Happy Hand Therapy Week!

Christa Tober, M.S., OTR

June 3, 2014

As OT’s, we are all familiar with the thought-provoking quote from Mary Reilly’s 1961 Eleanor Clarke Slagle lecture, “Man, through the use of his hands, as they are energized by mind and will, c...   Read More

Feed Your OT Brain 24/7/365

Fawn Carson, MS, OTR/L, ATP

May 6, 2014

I hope all of you had a great OT month and were able to rejuvenate your passion for our great profession! As we move into May, we hope to tap into this renewed energy by offering the highest quality o...   Read More