By Nick Sidwell, OTR/L “Just because you’re breathing doesn’t mean you are alive”- Unknown We occupational therapy professionals take such a simple occupation and do […]
Author Archive: UOTA
A Focus on Mindfulness Interventions
UOTA MHSIS Update by Tina McNulty I wanted to make you aware of an evidence-based program called A Mindfulness-based Curriculum for Preschoolers that aims to […]
Occupational Therapy and Dementia: Finding the Person Not the Patient
New findings from the Alzheimer’s Association Family Dynamics Survey, released June 2017, revealed that while people overwhelmingly agree that “it takes a village” to provide […]
Occupational Therapists and Pediatric Feeding Therapy: What is our role? How can we help?
By Anna Cole McTish OTD, OTR/L Occupational Therapy encompasses many different areas of treatment. A relatively new treatment area for pediatric occupational therapists is Clinical Feeding […]
Clinician/Client Interaction-Therapeutic Use of Self
By Bill Bates OTR/L Our jobs obviously involve interacting with patients every work day. We chit chat with them. We educate them. We resolve concerns. […]
Our best community resource is… US!
By Nick Sidwell, OTR/L If someone were to ask me where to find the best resources for engaging in the community where they do their […]
Pediatric OT Apps for Fine Motor Skills and Available App Resources
By Anna McTish, OTD, OTR/L As pediatric OTs, we have multiple treatment options for developing, practicing, and refining fine motor skills. Have you ever planned […]