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8 minutes | Oct 22, 2021
5 Incredibly Fun GAMES to Teach Self-Regulation (Self-Control)
Here are some cool games to foster both self-regulation and emotional control. Check it out!!
0 minutes | Oct 21, 2021
The Impact of COVID-19 for Occupational Therapy
Will your treatment and approach change because of the onslaught of the coronavirus. Check this out and see!!
5 minutes | Oct 20, 2021
OT Discussions: Spina Bifida Won’t Hold This 12-Year-Old Back
A YOUNG girl is taking Los Angeles by storm in her wheelchair, proving that you don’t need the ability to walk to be a daredevil. Luzi Castillo, 12, is gaining a reputation for her daring spirit and appetite for adventure. Born with Myelomeningocele – a form of Spina Bifida – the bones of Luzi’s spine didn’t form completely, resulting in an incomplete spinal canal. Luzi, who has had a total of 8 surgeries, is affected from the waist down, meaning she has use of her arms but has to use a wheelchair. Despite this, you will often find Luzi on the basketball court, at the skate park or on top of a surfboard.
11 minutes | Oct 19, 2021
Schools Social Inequality: Crash Course Sociology
Watch...learn...and understand. Enoughsaid!!
0 minutes | Oct 18, 2021
HOW TO: Thumb Intrinsic Strengthening
HOW TO: Thumb Intrinsic Strengthening Let's dive in!!
7 minutes | Oct 17, 2021
Wellbeing For Children: Confidence And Self-Esteem
Confidence is a concept that you might struggle with—so how can you improve it? This Miniclip follows Pablo as he navigates his confidence and self-esteem in a range of contexts. By following five simple tips, you’ll see how setting goals, celebrating differences, persevering, and being constructive (instead of destructive!) will help you train your brain to be more confident!
4 minutes | Oct 16, 2021
What is Mental Health?
With the term mental health so causually being thrown around these days, sometimes we may misunderstand the true meaning. Here is a brief and thourough refresher.
0 minutes | Oct 15, 2021
Fatigue Severity Scale
A 9-item questionnaire with questions related to how fatigue interferes with certain activities and rates its severity.
3 minutes | Oct 14, 2021
Discrimination Arising from Disability
Learn how to recognize discrimination that arises from one's disability.
0 minutes | Oct 13, 2021
Work Rehabilitation Questionnaire (WORQ)
The Work Rehabilitation Questionnaire (WORQ) is a questionnaire that has been developed to better understand the extent of problems in functioning that people may have due to their health condition(s) and who are undergoing work or vocational rehabilitation. Part 1 of WORQ will ask for sociodemographics and background information. Part 2 will ask you a series of questions concerning your functioning. When answering part 2, think about your past week, considering both your good and bad days and the extent of your problem on average in the past week.
0 minutes | Oct 12, 2021
Workplace Mental Health - Fact Sheet
We work all day and many are constantly in their work environment. This is why ckose attention needs to be paid between the link of mental health and the workplace. Learn more here!!
7 minutes | Oct 11, 2021
Stress Management Tips for Kids and Teens
Mental health is our fortay just as much as physical health. Stress can be a heavy burden for our younger clients. Here are some great tips to help them deal with it.
6 minutes | Oct 10, 2021
What Coronavirus Recovery Looks Like
As the world continues to deal with COVID-19. We have to be ready for those that recover and come through our rehab doors. Let's learn what we should be expecting.
4 minutes | Oct 9, 2021
Steps to Fall Proofing A Clients Home
Our very keen OT eyes are trained to find those things in the home that can cause falls? Review this video to up your fall preventitive skills.
4 minutes | Oct 8, 2021
The Girl Whose Skin Peels Off
As we look at different conditions and diagnosis, here is another very rare condition. What would be your OT approach? Recommendations? Family training?
7 minutes | Oct 7, 2021
Dyslexia Explained: What's It Really Like
We often work with people with dyslexia and we have our various approaches. Here is a look from the inside from the viewpoint of those with the diagnosis. This may just change your approach.
3 minutes | Oct 6, 2021
The 26-Year-Old Trapped In A Toddlers Body
As we look at different conditions and diagnosis, here is a 26 year-old woman with a very rare condition. What would be your OT approach? Recommendations? Family training?
4 minutes | Oct 5, 2021
Youth Mental Health Crisis
Woudl you be able to identify a mental health crisis in a child you are working with? Not all signs are obvious. Check out this episode to learn more.
0 minutes | Oct 4, 2021
Guiding principles for the use of evidence in occupational therapy
Evidence is used in occupational therapy to enable the provision of quality, individualized services. Such evidence is obtained from multiple sources. While peer-reviewed, published research, scientifically derived from empirical data is traditionally considered the most reliable source of evidence, professional expertise and expert opinion as well as client preferences, values and circumstances, and the context of therapy are also vital sources of evidence for decision making in occupational therapy.
0 minutes | Oct 3, 2021
OT Handouts: Oral Defensiveness
Oral Defensiveness is an aversive response to touch sensations in and around the mouth that may cause extreme sensory, emotional and behavioral responses when eating.
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