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Occupational Therapy Insights

Oct 13, 2019

Helping those which are hypersensitive and can at times have sensory meltdowns. It is backed by a calming gentle rain ambiance which can be used both in the classroom, at home, and while out and about. Brainwave entrainment is a method to stimulate the brain into entering a specific state by using a pulsing sound,...

Oct 12, 2019

In recent years, there has been a growing emphasis on the mental health and social and behavioral developmental needs of very young children. In response, state administrators and local providers of early intervention and preschool programs have worked to strengthen their screening and assessment of children’s social...

Oct 11, 2019

The Vanderbilt ADHD Diagnostic Teacher Rating Scale  is a psychological assessment tool for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms and their effects on behavior and academic performance in children ages 6–12.

Oct 11, 2019

The Pressure Ulcer Scale for Healing (PUSH) tool is a fast and accurate tool used to measure the status of pressure wounds over time. The tool was designed by the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) and has been validated many times over. The NPUAP recommends that the tool be used on a regular basis, at...

Oct 10, 2019

Occupational therapy practitioners play an important role
on palliative and hospice care teams by identifying life roles and
activities (“occupations”) that are meaningful to clients, and addressing barriers to performing these activities. Learn more here!!