Category Archives: OT

OT/PT Corner: Effective Service Coordination for Students with Acquired Brain Injury or ABI in School

Katherine A. Kimes, Ed.D., CBIS Changes in a student’s physical well-being, cognition, emotional and psychosocial behaviors after a traumatic (TBI) or acquired brain injury  (ABI) can stigmatize the child in school. Therefore, it is important to address all these areas … Continue reading

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Career Corner: Using a Career Journal to Further Your Professional Development

[Source:  Quintessential Careers] How much time do you commit each day — each week — to really thinking about your career? If you’re like most of us, your answer is not much time at all. Sure, we would all love to have … Continue reading

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Feel Good Story of the Week: 2-Year Year Old Takes First Steps with Prosthetic, Says “I Got It:

Editor’s Note:  I dare you not to grin from ear to ear! [Source:  USA Today] ‘I got it. I got it. I got it! Kayden Kinckle conveys such determination in a viral video posted to YouTube on July 4 of … Continue reading

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ADHD and Handwriting

[Source:  Journal of Attention Disorders via Your Therapy Source] Journal of Attention Disorders published research on kinematically characterizing the handwriting of 14 boys with ADHD-combined type and 14 typically developing boys. The boys wrote a series of four cursive letter ‘l’s … Continue reading

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OT Corner: Coping with Hearing Voices

[Source:  Fab Strategies] by John Pagano, PhD, OTR/L Hearing voices that others don’t perceive is a challenging difficulty for a small but significant number of children, adolescents, and adults. While some people who hear voices do not experience functional problems, many … Continue reading

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