News Articles on 'Occupational Therapy'

Back to All Specialties

ACES is Recruiting Occupational and Physical Therapists

ACES provides different sorts of therapy in a school setting. Here with more is Director, ACES-Extension Therapy Services Laura Evangelist along with Physical Therapist-Liaison Jennifer Fox. The following are covered: What is ACES?

Source: WTNH
Published: 18 May 2021

PSU DuBois Occupational Therapy Club donates to first responders

Members of the Penn State DuBois Occupational Therapy Club closed out their semester with a project aimed at supporting their community first responders. They assembled selfcare items into

Published: 18 May 2021

Lawmakers want to recognize occupational therapy licenses of other states

Two bills with significant support would have the state join an interstate compact to recognize occupational therapy licenses in other states. They mark another small step toward removing artificial barriers created by occupational licensing that hurt ...

Source: Charlotte Weekly
Published: 10 May 2021

Misericordia University hosts free occupational therapy program for kids, families this summer

Organizers say it's a chance for kids to get some help with handwriting, motor skills, socialization, and more.

Source: WNEP
Published: 12 May 2021

UWM At Waukesha: Occupational Therapy Students Get Some 'Seats-On' Experience

Zooming through empty hallways in various wheelchairs, UWM occupational therapy students tested and learned about the mobility technolog

Source: Patch
Published: 14 May 2021

UT System Regents approve new UTEP Degrees in Aerospace and Occupational Therapy

The new Bachelor of Science in Aerospace and Aeronautical Engineering will expose students to emerging specialized jobs expected to be in high demand over the next decade. The Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree will help provide much-needed healthcare professionals with the bilingual skills and cultural sensitivity to practice professionally in the U.

Source: El Paso Herald-Post
Published: 06 May 2021

Report: NJ Therapist Sued For Overcharging Central Jersey Schools Faces Criminal Trial

A New Jersey occupational therapist who faces a criminal trial for theft from Edison Township Public Schools is now accused of overcharging another school district in Middlesex County.Rebecca Dean, 42,

Source: The Daily Voice
Published: 06 May 2021

Therapist sued for overbilling N.J. school district by $200K

Rebecca Dean, 42, of Somerset County, is accused in court papers of overbilling the East Brunswick School District in the amount of $200,000 for services neither she nor her company provided.

Source: on
Published: 06 May 2021

Meet virtual reality, your new physical therapist

About halfway through his rehab stint, his occupational therapist, Michael Blackstock, asked whether he was interested in trying virtual reality for his therapy. Heinrich, now 26 — who is

Source: The Denver Post
Published: 08 May 2021

Graduate Student Connects U of A and Egyptian Students to Discuss Occupational Therapy

Mariam Mostafa, a doctoral student in higher education, is teaching an introductory research course for occupational therapy students and connected them with Egyptian students for cross-cultural learning.

Source: University of Arkansas
Published: 05 May 2021

Children with Autism have a space for sensory development at Mountain View Therapy

World Autism Awareness Day falls on April 2, bringing around the annual reminder that like everyone else, those with autism are unique, intelligent and their own person with different interests and dislikes.

Source: Montrose Daily Press
Published: 13 May 2021

3D PT's new clinic in Adrian, Sprouts, focuses on kids' physical therapy needs

Sprouts’ areas of focus — physical, occupational and speech therapy — allows for wraparound services for children.

Source: Lenconnect
Published: 10 May 2021

LSUHS School of Allied Health is the first worldwide to acquire new Bioness Integrated Therapy System (BITS)

SHREVEPORT – Thanks to a second grant from the Noel Foundation, the LSU Health Shreveport School of Allied Health Professions is now offering advanced educational opportunities for entry-level professional and residency education programs.

Source: Bossier Press-Tribune
Published: 17 May 2021

Occupational Therapy is discussed on Viewpoint, with host Dennis Quaid

The program will highlight individuals who both practice and have received occupational therapy. MIAMI (PRWEB) Viewpoint, the educational television

Published: 07 May 2021

Iowa Health Care Providers Offer Therapy, Resources To COVID Long-Haulers

Early estimates suggest there may be thousands of so-called COVID-19 "long-haulers" in Iowa, dealing with persistent symptoms that for some are debilitating. But health care providers are stepping up to offer resources and therapies for patients suffering from the condition.

Source: Iowa Public Radio
Published: 15 May 2021

Omaha Everyday: Creighton Therapy and Wellness

Dave Webber talks with Dr. Nick Weber, an Orthopedic Physical Therapist, at Creighton Therapy and Wellness. They offer occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech therapy for adults of all ages and are offering free assessments!

Published: 11 May 2021

New York State Occupational Therapy Association Presents Colors of Haiti: Sip & Paint Virtual Event

The (NYSOTA) is hosting a Sip & Paint virtual event on May 18, 2021 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. eastern time. NYSOTA's Colors of Haiti: Sip & Paint is a virtual event where attendees are encouraged to paint alongside guest instructor and Haitian native artist,

Source: WFMZ-TV
Published: 05 May 2021

JAG-ONE Physical Therapy moving headquarters to Bridgewater from Woodbridge

The company has signed a long-term lease with Kushner Real Estate Group for 12,000 square feet of office space on the second story at 981 Route 22.

Source: MyCentralJersey on
Published: 15 May 2021

Occupational Therapy is discussed on Viewpoint, with host Dennis Quaid

Occupational therapy uses assessment and intervention to develop, recover, or maintain the meaningful activities, or occupations, of individuals, groups, or communities. Practitioners in the ...

Source: WFMZ-TV
Published: 07 May 2021

For The Community, By The Community Podcast: Northern Michigan Equine Therapy

For the Community, by the Community Podcast · For The Community, By The Community Podcast – Northern Michigan Equine Therapy Horses healing humans. That’s the goal at Northern Michigan Equine Therapy.

Source: 9&10 News
Published: 12 May 2021

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Occupational therapy assistants help people get back into the routine of living. The everyday tasks that most of us take for granted – getting dressed or brushing our teeth, for instance – are ...

Source: U.S. News & World Report
Published: 10 May 2021

Occupational therapy helps people stay active, independent

Occupational therapy, which is being highlighted and celebrated this month, plays a vital role in providing services to residents in assisted-living facilities and nursing homes and is fast

Source: Boulder City Review
Published: 28 Apr 2021

5 benefits of occupational therapy for elderly parents

In every stage of life, occupational therapy helps people develop, recover or maintain the skills they need to do meaningful and necessary daily activities. In particular, occupational therapists ...

Source: ConsumerAffairs
Published: 27 Apr 2021

Occupational therapy’s goal at CarolinaEast is to get patients back to work or home

Laura Obregon, one of eight occupational therapists at the hospital, said people frequently confuse physical therapy and occupational therapy. “A lot of people think we find jobs for people ...

Source: MSN
Published: 21 Apr 2021

VIEWPOINT ON HEALTH: Debunking myths about occupational therapy

Over my 35-plus years as a licensed occupational therapist, I’ve become accustomed to patients questioning why they’ve been referred to me for treatment. “Oh, I don’t need OT, I need help ...

Source: Hazleton Standard Speaker
Published: 30 Apr 2021

Meet Virtual Reality, Your New Physical Therapist

He spent weeks in intensive care and then went to inpatient rehabilitation for more than two months, About halfway through his rehab stint, his occupational therapist, Michael Blackstock ...

Source: New York Times
Published: 21 Apr 2021