Ending the week on a positive note…

Next week is June 2021. How?! While May is not officially over, it was a good month that highlighted areas that are supported by occupational therapy practitioners. This included a focus on stroke and mental health awareness. As we move forward to June, there is a sense of hope due to vaccine availability and stabilized …

Ending the Week on a Positive Note…

I have to say that I miss AOTA in-person. I believe that this year the location was beautiful San Diego, California. However, I trust that this online conference will still be a great learning experience! The big this month is the AOTA conference is happening basically all month long with live and on-demand presentations. I …

Ending the week on a positive note…

Happy Galentine’s and Valentine’s Day weekend. This has been quite a week, but being busy helps the weekend come faster? Not sure, but Friday feels like it comes a lot faster these days. With February being Black History Month, I thought I would take some time to mention some Black occupational therapy practitioners as part …

Providing Occupational Therapy Intervention using Telehealth

The Research on the Efficacy of Telehealth With occupational therapy intervention where services are provided using telehealth, research shows that improvements are seen in upper extremity function, parental stress levels, motivation, carryover with home programs and engagement in daily tasks such as ADLs and IADLs (Hung & Fong, 2019; Sarsak, 2020). There is also feasibility …