Reading as an Occupation: The Top 20 Books I read in 2020.

Top 20 of 2020! What an excellent year for reading! This year I really leaned into reading good books as a salve for a difficult year. I leaned into reading books that brought me to another world or books that provided the viewpoint of individuals that lived a life that was the exact opposite of …

Research Bite: Common Statistical Tests, Null Hypothesis, and Statistical Significance.

Statistics In the simplest terms, statistics is the calculated differences between groups. In the case of a research study, in the simplest terms, statistics gives you information on the strength of the differences between groups with whatever dependent variable the researcher is observing. These groups can be the intervention group and control group or different …

Reading as an Occupation…What I read in November.

This month’s books tackled some worthy subjects: Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease and raising a transgender child, both books that can provide a perspective that can positively impact occupational therapy services. There were also a couple of new mysteries, my preferred genre, from two of my favorite authors. *=affiliate links Still Alice by Lisa Genova * …

OT Research Article Spotlight: Systematic Review of Telerehabilitation in Occupational Therapy Practice.

Article Effects of telerehabilitation in occupational therapy practice: A systematic review. Authors Goris Hung KN and Kenneth NK Fong Journal Hong Kong Journal of Occupational Therapy Research Design Systematic Review Purpose The purpose of this study was to review the current evidence on the application of telerehabilitation and its clinical outcomes in OT practice over …

OT/OTA Admission Series Part 2: Strategies for Academic Success in an OT/OTA Program

Dear (Insert your name here), Congratulations! You have been accepted into the Occupational Therapy Program. You did it! Your hard work paid off and you got into an OT/OTA Program! Now what? The nice thing about occupational therapy is that you are entering a profession. This is not just a job, this is your future, …

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