Reviewing the Habit Tracker app after the first week

Over the past couple years after graduating, moving into an apartment with my (now) fiancée, and working as a newly licensed occupational therapist through a global pandemic, I’ve fallen off of every habit I’ve ever made. As I completed my masters degree, I worked out and practiced yoga multiple times a week, I cleaned myContinue reading “Reviewing the Habit Tracker app after the first week”

Book review: The Reason I Jump

****Note the language in this writing – I have been exploring story telling by autistic individuals, and many of the adults I have been listening to have shared that autism is a significant part of them as human beings, so they prefer to be referred to as Autistic people instead of People with Autism. ThisContinue reading “Book review: The Reason I Jump”

January reflection – 1SE

Over the last 7 months I’ve worked with kids and young adults as an occupational therapist at an outdoor day program. A lot of my clients have anxiety, amongst other diagnoses, and many of them focus heavily on what’s coming next….. like MOST of our society does. In our sessions together, one of the thingsContinue reading “January reflection – 1SE”

Reflecting on how the life cycle can be part of therapeutic teaching

This may be a very different or obscure concept to share about, but tonight I am reflecting on how experiencing the life cycle can be part of therapeutic teaching and learning. I work as an Occupational Therapist in a VERY unique space, where we have the opportunity to incorporate animals into our work with ourContinue reading “Reflecting on how the life cycle can be part of therapeutic teaching”

OT Multipurpose Activity – DIY Clay Beads

As an Occupational therapist working at a day program where my clients are between 3-35 years old, our biggest focus is making activities not only developmentally appropriate but also age appropriate. A lot of our older clients will go along with certain activities, but won’t really enjoy them or try their best if they aren’tContinue reading “OT Multipurpose Activity – DIY Clay Beads”