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Sep 29, 2018

A visual processing, or perceptual, disorder refers to a hindered ability to make sense of information taken in through the eyes. This is different from problems involving sight or sharpness of vision. Difficulties with visual processing affect how visual information is interpreted, or processed by the brain.  

Sep 28, 2018

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States (US), with nearly 100 suicides occurring each day and over 36,000 dying by suicide each year. Among Veterans and current military, suicide is a national public health concern. Recent estimates suggest current or former military represent 20 percent of...

Sep 27, 2018

Occupational therapy news you need to know!!  In this news cycles find out about new billable codes for sexual assault, changing landscapes regarding hospital patient discharges and services, and backpack awareness day.

Sep 27, 2018

The International Institute of Therapeutic Intervention and Learning is a great resource for those utilizing brain entrainment and neurofeedback. Their soundscapes specifically target areas where a client may be having trouble. For those unfamiliar with Brain Entrainment, it refers to the capacity of the brain...

Sep 26, 2018

In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure. Work hard OT's! Pursue that which scares you!