Occupational Therapy Practitioners
OTs Who Address Driving Change Lives!
Hey, there fellow OT Superheros! I am excited to connect with you. Did you realize that OTs who address driving change lives? It’s true! But you don’t have to take my word for it… check this out: When OTs address driving we give more than feedback on readiness for an IADL, we give hope. We…Read More
Driving Post-Stroke with a Left Foot Accelerator
Meet Michael. Michael has returned to driving post-stroke with a left foot accelerator! Please join me in congratulating Michael on passing his adaptive equipment driving test on a very cold and windy Tuesday! Michael is a young, very independent, hard-working father. About a month into the pandemic, he woke up, alone in his home, unable…Read More
Start Your Own OT Driving Risk Assessment Program
Calling all Generalist Occupational Therapy Practitioners: Start Your Own OT Driving Risk Assessment Program The OT Driving Risk Assessment is quickly becoming the next big trend in healthcare. This is a reimbursable service covered by the trained occupational therapy practitioner and it is easily integrated into the standard OT evaluation or the current plan of…Read More
ACL (Allen Cognitive Lacing) for the Win!
And the Allen Cognitive Test (ACL) comes to the rescue again for a win!! Hello OT friends! I used the ACL (Allen Cognitive Lacing Test) to understand my client’s readiness to drive again! It is really a great tool. This time my client, had no more than an eighth-grade education and grew up as a…Read More
Be OK with Not Knowing
HOW DO YOU RESPOND WHEN THE WORLD KEEPS SHIFTING AND IT’S HARD TO KEEP FINDING YOUR BALANCE? I use a mantra – Be OK with not knowing. It helps me focus, center, and re-group. I like to remind myself that not knowing is part of the process and part of what I need in my…Read More
My Renewed Love for OT
How starting my own private practice renewed my love for OT Setting the Stage It is July 1, 2020. I am home today with my daughter. My small private practice has survived COVID-19 and the 3-month state-imposed stay at home orders and I have found my renewed love for OT! The primary elections are approaching…Read More