Common Occupational Therapy Myths
Sep21

Common Occupational Therapy Myths

Whether you’re at a bar or visiting your relatives, you’ll probably have to explain your career as an occupational therapist more than once. As you know, occupational therapy is far from simple. In fact, the term often misleads people who don’t know much about it. Read on for our list of popular occupational therapy myths you may hear when talking about your profession. Knowing what to expect should help you debunk...

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Zero-Waste Travel Tips for Being Environmentally Responsible
May08

Zero-Waste Travel Tips for Being Environmentally Responsible

While traveling, it’s easy to take on negative practices in regard to natural conservation. For example, for anyone who has ever lived a jet-set lifestyle, they know that it’s easy to waste plastic beverage containers, forget to bring reusable bags to the market, etc. However, travel therapists often are constantly embarking on 13-week stays all over the country and the hectic lifestyle requires more planning in order to...

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7 Foods to Avoid While Traveling
Jan20

7 Foods to Avoid While Traveling

When you’re a jet setter, 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...

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DIY Occupational Therapy Tools for Kids
Dec16

DIY Occupational Therapy Tools for Kids

Kids love to create. From fingerpainting to building forts in the living room, children have very creative minds. So, why not use their creative juices to help them in their therapy! Doing arts and crafts is not only fun for children, but it can also help them develop valuable skills. Thanks to these brilliantly simple ideas, you can engage your younger clients with activities they’ll go absolutely love! So, here is a list of 4...

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The Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics Revision Process
Nov25

The Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics Revision Process

The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) maintains a high standard of ethics for its practitioners. They outline the details of these expectations in the Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics. However, in 2014, the process of revising the Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics began. According to the AOTA, the 2015 Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics serves two purposes: It provides aspirational Core Values that guide members...

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Travel Therapy Apps | Our Top Picks
Aug13

Travel Therapy Apps | Our Top Picks

Technology continues to improve the field of medicine by simplifying practice and communication. But we’re not just talking about hospitals and clinics. You can actually carry some of this technology with you in your pocket! There are many apps that are made specifically for on-the-go physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech-language pathologists. These tools are not only helpful for travel therapists while...

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