Top 10 Destinations for Occupational Therapists
Mar08

Top 10 Destinations for Occupational Therapists

As more people require personalized plans to help them rehabilitate into tip-top shape, the need for occupational therapists is growing across the country. Designed around the specific needs of the client, occupational therapy is a booming industry, especially for travel OT assignments. Whether you’re experiencing a case of wanderlust or simply are looking for a new place to call home, we’ve put together the top 10 most...

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7 Foods to Avoid While Traveling
Jun16

7 Foods to Avoid While Traveling

When you’re a jetsetter, food is one of the most amazing parts of the trip (at least for me anyway.) But, when you’re constantly bopping around from place to place there’s a lot of obstacles that can end up making us sick, messing up our beach bodies, or just simply a waste of time or money when we could be sinking our teeth into something that actually is worth writing home about. Although sampling new savory dishes...

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What Kind of OT Should You Be?
May26

What Kind of OT Should You Be?

So you want to help people through occupational therapy? How do you know what specialty suits your particular interests? Well, consider whether you would want to help children or elderly, injured or handicapped, in their home or at a school, etc. Geriatrics For OTs that have a desire to help older adults, the field of geriatrics might just be what you’re looking for in your career. Whether it be basic tasks like dressing,...

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Why Girls with Autism are Less Likely to be Diagnosed than Boys
Mar09

Why Girls with Autism are Less Likely to be Diagnosed than Boys

Studies suggest that gender plays a huge role in how autism symptoms appear. It seems that only until recently, females with Autism were more likely to be undiagnosed than males because of the differences in behavior. Traditionally, autism has been more of a “male problem” considering that four times as many boys are diagnosed than their female counterparts. According to Thomas Frazier of the Center for Autism at the...

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5 Easy Ways Travel Therapists Avoid Loneliness
Feb20

5 Easy Ways Travel Therapists Avoid Loneliness

Having a career in travel therapy is undoubtedly exciting. Getting to travel, meet new people, work in facilities where you gain tons of experience, and receiving top benefits are great and everything—but, there’s still a level of loneliness that comes to staff that are new to a city and new to a workplace environment. In fact, some studies show that lonely people are more likely to have early death than others. Being away...

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Study Suggests Taking Regular Vacations Improves Life
Jan13

Study Suggests Taking Regular Vacations Improves Life

Considering a travel healthcare career? It might just be the best way to improve your overall well-being. It’s no secret that going on trips and vacations makes Americans happy, but now there’s an actual study that proves it. According to the study released by Gallup: “Vacation frequency a better predictor of well-being than income” “49% percent of Americans take regular trips or vacations” The...

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