Taking a strengths based approach with occupational therapy for neurodiverse individuals

As an individual who is exploring her own neurodiversity, while practicing as an occupational therapist with children and adults who are neurodiverse, I often reflect a lot on the practices that I use in my work and what we learned in school. I also have the opportunity in my job to be a preceptor toContinue reading “Taking a strengths based approach with occupational therapy for neurodiverse individuals”

Book review: (In)visible

Excuse the puppy marks, in all my years I’ve never had to replace a library book until now 😂 but dog treat aside, this was a good one I wanted to share ! Goodreads summary: Diagnosed with Tourette’s syndrome as a teenager, Adam, now a 26 year old freelance designer, attends his first meeting atContinue reading “Book review: (In)visible”

Re-Humanizing health care

As a child, I always wanted to be the person that changed lives. I wanted to be a teacher, a doctor, and as I grew up, I dreamed of working with children and youth in retreat type settings where we could learn about emotional and mental health self care. I wanted to make a trueContinue reading “Re-Humanizing health care”

Happy (and maybe not happy) holidays ❤️

I don’t usually post holiday related posts because I know it can be a difficult time for many, but I wanted to just share well wishes ❤️ Since COVID I’ve really shifted my outlook on the holiday season. Spending time trumps the gift giving for me, it always has been more important but this yearContinue reading “Happy (and maybe not happy) holidays ❤️”

Supporting the occupational therapists of the future!

In a few days, the facility that I work out will go on holiday break similar to the school holidays. This means that in this next week, I will be wrapping up my final evaluations for all of my placement students. This semester in particular, I have had the opportunity to be a preceptor forContinue reading “Supporting the occupational therapists of the future!”