Reflecting on how much I love my role as a non traditional OT

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”

My experience working with Sensory Diets : What are they and How can you use one?

Before I get started with this blog, I wanted to link below the blog that I read that inspired the discussion of sensory diets on my blog. Please take a moment to read it, as the writer, Nikita, shares about Wilbarger’s sensory diet program and how the writer uses sensory diets (which I love becauseContinue reading “My experience working with Sensory Diets : What are they and How can you use one?”

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”

Kids’ Social Emotional Book List from an Occupational Therapist

I have the joy of working with children as an Occupational Therapist, which requires a lot more creativity and planning than they teach in school. With my kiddo clients, my assessment and interventions often have to be very creative and flexible to keep them engaged. This past 6 weeks I worked with a group ofContinue reading “Kids’ Social Emotional Book List from an Occupational Therapist”