News Articles on 'Occupational Therapy'
Field journal: Providing occupational therapy to Bahamians
Before last summer, I’d never traveled outside of the country, much less to the beautiful Caribbean islands of the Bahamas. Enter my first Level I fieldwork experience. The FIU MSOT program has changed my life in many ways, but providing the opportunity ...
Source: FIU News
Published: 11 Dec 2018
Temple students deliver customized fittings to children with cerebral palsy
The Temple students – part of Temple's occupational therapy program – brought a series of customized fittings designed to help 30 children with mobility-related disorders better participate in social activities and complete routine tasks. The adaptive ...
Published: 12 Dec 2018
UT Occupational Therapy experience living with dementia
TOLEDO (WTOL) - University of Toledo Occupational Therapy students got an eye-opening experience through a virtual dementia tour administered to the students by caregivers at West Park Place, an assisted living center. The students were given a series of ...
Published: 29 Nov 2018
Clarkson occupational therapy grad student lives among elderly
CANTON — A Clarkson University graduate student is literally immersed in her love of geriatrics. Rebecca Brogan, a first-year student in Clarkson’s Occupational Therapy graduate program, has become a fixture at the Maplewood Campus at 205 State Street ...
Source: Watertown Daily Times
Published: 10 Dec 2018
Anushka worked with occupational therapist, audiologist for 'Zero'
Actress Anushka Sharma says she worked with two professional trainers to immerse herself into her role as Aafia, a scientist with cerebral palsy, in Aanand L. Rai's "Zero". The actress put herself through a rigorous three-month preparation process.
Source: The Pioneer
Published: 03 Dec 2018
Mother: Our daughter is receiving the best at ULM Occupational Therapy
For more than a century, Goodfellows, a joint project of The News-Star and the city of Monroe, has provided local residents with a helping hand during the Christmas season. Throughout its history, the central goal of the charitable endeavor, providing ...
Source: The News-Star
Published: 07 Dec 2018
Upper Valley expands therapy facility in Piqua
The Outpatient Care Center North at 280 Looney Road got a 1,900-square-foot addition to house outpatient physical therapy, previously located on the first floor, as well as occupational therapy, previously on the second floor. The project stemmed from an ...
Source: The Business Journals
Published: 29 Nov 2018
School district occupational therapist resigns
A Rome school district occupational therapist has resigned, about a month after being given a last chance to continue employment as part of a disciplinary agreement. The resignation of Scott ...
Source: Rome Sentinel
Published: 08 Dec 2018
5 Ways Occupational Therapy Services Make Life Better for Seniors
This post was contributed by a community member. Occupational therapy (OT) is a wide-ranging form of therapy that can help seniors stay more independent and accomplish their tasks of daily living better in many cases. It can also be fun, interesting and ...
Source: USA Patch
Published: 23 Nov 2018
Camano physical therapy clinic offers free injury screenings
The “integrated” part of the name communicates how its clinics utilize multiple disciplines to attain results, with specializations in physical and occupational therapy, massage therapy, athletic training, pool therapy and other types of healing ...
Source: Skagit Valley Herald
Published: 22 Nov 2018
Edison student wins award for contributions to occupational therapy field
For Misericordia University student Julianna Norris, what started out as a one-semester project for a service-learning course in occupational therapy (OT) has become an ongoing community partnership for which she won a statewide service award. The ...
Source: Central Jersey
Published: 13 Nov 2018
Occupational Therapy Aide Salary
The highest paid in the occupational therapy aide profession work in the metropolitan areas of San Diego, Springfield, Massachusetts, and Anaheim, California. The Nassau County, New York area also pays well, as does the city of Tucson, Arizona. The states ...
Source: U.S. News Money
Published: 28 Nov 2018
Boost speech and occupational therapy services for SEN students
Ever since I became a lawmaker, improving the learning environment and conditions of students with special education needs, or SEN students, has been on top of my agenda. As Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor is set to deliver her policy address on ...
Source: EJ Insight
Published: 03 Oct 2018
NHS Tayside staff celebrate Occupational Therapy Week
NHS Tayside is joining a national celebration of occupational therapists to highlight their vital work. Occupational Therapy Week, an annual celebration of the field, runs until Sunday. There are more than 190 occupational therapists in NHS Tayside ...
Source: The Courier
Published: 06 Nov 2018
‘O’ = October and Occupational Therapy
OCTOBER is International Occupational Therapy (OT) month, and what a great opportunity to learn more about this important and often misunderstood field of work. OT is a client-centered health profession that aims to enable people to participate in the ...
Published: 10 Oct 2018
Occupational Therapy May Aid Quality of Life for Younger Diabetics
Occupational therapy may significantly improve the health and quality of life of diabetic young people, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Southern California (USC). The researchers hypothesize that occupational therapy is ...
Source: Psych Central
Published: 21 Jan 2018
‘Occupational therapy lucrative profession’
Potential students seeking admission have been urged to embrace the Federal School of Occupational Therapy, Oshodi. According to the Medical Director of Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Yaba, Lagos, owners of the school, Dr Oluyemi Ogun, the field of ...
Source: The Nation Newspaper
Published: 04 Jan 2018
Occupational therapy program at Rocky Mountain College earns accreditation
Rocky Mountain College announced on Friday accreditation for its first doctoral program. Starting in January 2019, the college will offer a Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree. After three years of planning, the program received final approval by the ...
Source: Billings Gazette
Published: 12 Jan 2018