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…

With May being Mental Health Awareness Month and Stroke Awareness month, I have provided a wealth of resources in these two areas, in addition to resources for home care occupational therapy, AOTA and AOTF webinars, and more! These stories have helped my week end on a positive note. Occupational therapy 13-year-old Cedar Rapids girl excited …

Ending the week on a positive note…

May appears to be the month for many observances. May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Mental Health Awareness Month, National Stroke Awareness Month, contains Teachers’ Appreciation Week, and so much more. In addition to observances, there are also celebrations with Mother’s Day being celebrated this Sunday. I hope everyone is able to …

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 …

Free Resource. Where to Start Research Topic Sheet: Yoga and the Role of Occupational Therapy.

Sometimes, the most difficult part of completing a literature review for a research project is finding the articles. Some research topics will net you hundreds of results and reviewing each article can be daunting. A Where to Start Research Topic Sheet   provides a list of articles on topics within the field of occupational therapy …

Reading as an Occupation: What I read in March

Early this year, I really felt that I had lost my reading mojo. For the first couple of months of 2021, I leaned into comfort reading and while my reads were lovely, they were really not very OT related. I am slowly getting back into reading a variety of genres, with some books touching on …