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Occupational Therapy Insights

Oct 31, 2019

In occupational therapy,  the one material that has a million and one uses is theraputty.  OT's have used theraputty to engage patients for years and there is no slowing in sight.  It can be used over a wide range of ages with almost innumerable ways to use it.  Here are a couple of exercises that I personalize for...

Oct 30, 2019

The Multi-Directional Reach Test is an inexpensive, reliable, and valid tool for measuring the limits of stability as derived by reach in four directions.


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Oct 28, 2019

In this video check out the extreme talent of these individuals participating in dance, despite their disability.  Exposing those that we work with to this type of media inspires innovation, confidence, and inclusion. 

Oct 26, 2019

Is your state amongst those that are the best places to live for those with disabilities? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 61 million Americans live with a disability. To determine which states were the best, factors were spread across four general categories: economics, affordability,...

Oct 25, 2019

Informal supporters provide the majority of long-term care to chronically disabled older adults. Caregiving has been recognized as an activity with perceived benefits and burdens. Caregivers may be prone to depression, grief, fatigue, financial hardship, and changes in social relationships. They may also experience...