May 13, 2014 | Category:
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My geriatric fieldwork...so many highlights
Lava Paper: Dramatic Game Paper make learning handwriting more fun
The importance of validating feelings
My first book is OUT!
My first children's book is coming out...
Therapeutic use of self in OT
Easy Ways to Teach Your Child Problem-Solving Skills
Interested in practical adaptive equipment design?
Poem on retrogenesis
OTs as Detectives: Problem-Solving Dementia-Related Behavioral Triggers
Deciding what to teach my OTA students in a mental health course...
Encouraging Self-Advocacy in Young Children
The ethical issue of productivity in healthcare
My occupational therapy capstone project is complete!
Cadillac OT versus Reality OT
Impress your Occupational Therapy Professors...
When your treatment fails: Handling the aftermath with the client
The Role of Occupational Therapy in PTSD: Navigating trauma's aftermath
It's OT Month! Celebrating the possibilities
The Possibilities and Potential with an OT degree :)
Can observing a client in one context allow us to predict ability in another?
Mental Health Energy Conservation
The Amazing Breadth of Occupational Therapy!
Let's hope this man isn't an OT
Health literacy and educational hand-outs
Remembering our upbringings affect our expectations of clients
Controversy: Patient versus Client versus Consumer?
Remembering our patients in a larger context
The Life Lemonade Resume: Making those Lemons Palatable
Framework-III for OT Students/Practitioners, Cheatsheet
Weighted Hedgehog: OT Sensory Tool
OT Invention Munchy Balls: Fine Motor/Sensory Motor Play
OT Lifehack: No more hook marks on your softer clothes
Hyperchange Curriculum for Occupational Therapy Students
Playful Pediatric Car Activities Using Road Clothes!
"I never worry about what they can't do...I worry about what they can do."
Magnetic Dry Erase Slant Boards
Developmentally enriching guide for toys and gifts, recommended by occupational therapists
For prospective occupational therapy (OT) or current OT students
Importance of Incorporating Function: The four pound bag of sugar versus gym weight
OT lifehack: Great adaptive doorstop
Handmade creative clay pencil grips
Occupational Therapists and Kintsukuroi: Repairing with Gold.
Quick Tip: Set up "Undo Send" function on Web Gmail
Birthing babies and bills into law: the similar process of fruition
Holidays are approaching. Toys for children with special needs?
Upcoming CEU course: Strategies to improve effectiveness of school-based OT!
Is it preventative or preventive healthcare?
Pediatric OT group on FB - wonderful resource for occupational therapists
I survived two major OT stressors in a row! Yay
APA Formatting in Word
The in-person component of the OTD program!
Where's Waldo? But for Science - How Online Volunteer Programs can be used in Occupational Therapy
Hair straightener/flat iron as iron?
The importance of sensory play
Started the journey of getting a clinical doctorate in occupational therapy (OTD)!
Imaginative play is cognitively enhancing
A Stroke of Insight/Choreographer of Life
Kid version of ACLS ;)
Make a transparent digital signature online without special software
Long time no see, blog
Quick, easy, creative activity: Visual-motor rubber band play
Starting your own business as an entrepreneurial occupational therapist
Beautiful article about a child with cancer and the support she receives
**Top 12 Things You Should Know For Your Fieldwork**
The Inspired Treehouse - OT/PT blog and misc
Monster Cheese - Most Popular OT Toy I've found :)
This is what a good dad looks like. :)
Sharpies are your efficient best friend
Why is your name "Miss Awesomeness?"
The things little OT kids say :)
Advertising tip for bulletin boards: bring your own pushpins
Functional Fixedness: Good OTs work to lose this!
The Fires of San Diego, Symbolism, Sadness
Six color crayon wheel - great for OT fine motor/writing skills
Hangman for OT... suggestion to change it to Monkey Bar Man...
A COTA daughter :)
The Dance of Mental Instability: Sia's "Chandelier"
Parents.com article on learning cutting skills
OT, OT, OT...obsessive maybe
"Party Animals" = Great fine motor and imaginative toy for fine motor skills
Facebook and Twitter winning lately
The Special Olympics and Kind Childen Supporters
Making a Homemade Ice Pack
His walker is styling as a Scion :)
The benefits of styrofoam
Frustration with occupational therapy as a profession right this second!
Empowering the bystander to prevent cruelty and violence in bullying
Amen to this one
April 2nd - Apps Free For the Day
Make/Print Your Own Grid and/or Graph Paper: Beneficial for OTs
How time flies during a move
How to Find the Best OT Job - Infographic
Jumping into new OT role!
Volunteer "Cuddler" in the NICU (neonatal ICU)
Letter Games and More
Rambling Secrets and Twitter
The Love Potato: A Unique Valentine's Day Craft Activity
Visual cuing for every other line - E-Z Edit
Toca Boca Apps: Kitchen Monsters
Bathroom sanitizer pass for students
Affirmations for Children/People with Low Self-Esteem
Painter Marker, not Paper, for Student Names on Desks
Why Motor System Variability Can Be a Good Thing
How To Use A Single Toy To Work on Any Motor Skill
Bed-making Energy Conservation: OT tip of day
Hire This 4th Grader to Help You Fire Your Mother
OT Lego Strategies for Children
Kids are Awesome: Self-Advocacy Gone Awry
OTs Help Put the Able into Actionable: R A W = S A
Cutting/fine motor manipulation/imagination: OT Activity
Pinterest steal - green tinsel that looks like heart rate :)
Clocks and Value in Cognition
Fuzzy/Rough/Textured Nail Polish for Soothing Tactile Sensory-Seeking Behaviors
New website up :)
Love My New Website?
Being seen - ICU
My New Website Is Coming Soon!
Life hack for OT: Key ring help
Verizon Wireless gives educators a discount on monthly plan
I am thankful for ....
Fwd: Expected Typing Speed (WPM) for Children, Common Core Standards
Retro Baby :)
Holding babies in NICU - video - OTs can work here too
Multiple Choice Test Strategies and Problem-Solving
OT and Doctors agree - SCREEN TIME IS BAD FOR TYPICALLY DEVELOPING CHILDREN!
"You're Miss Awesomeness?"
Dinovember - Celebrate fun!
Super cool study on "occupation" with older adults
Sometimes our OT kids don't know what they don't know!
Because what if the IEP team gets hit by a bus?
Goals Gone Wild: OT goal from the Rural South....
You know how Google+ has circles?
The Journal of an OT Shadow Part 1
Man with amputated leg has awesome Halloween costumes
AnonymousOT - love her blog
"Learning Out Loud"
Resonating words for me and hopefully my OT kids
Blowing gum bubbles and teaching how to do a ponytail, OT style
Even hula hooping becomes occupational therapy :)
OT Kids say the Best Things....
OT kids say the awesomest things
Antonyms, Ants, Aunts: How awesome our OT kids can be
Sweet moments even in frustrating therapy sessions...
What's the Magic Word? OT Kids Say Awesome Things :)
snaps/buttons and how to modify for child after toileting, in school OT...?
OT rule 4,230: stamps are magical
Parent/Teacher Conferences + Crazy Hair Day = Awesomeness
"Hold your balls while I'm talking to you...." Wait....whoops. OT/ball bloopers.
"Follow My Fingers with Your Eyes"
Patience is a virtue when dealing with our OT kids
Hickies for OT: Cool shoelaces for kids/adults who can't tie shoes
Muting overhead speakers for sensitive kids
OT Life Pseudo-Hack: Do what brings you joy. Care more about you.
OT Life Hack: Adding texting shortcuts to your iPhone
Hula hooping gone wild....aka beginner dance.
OT life hack: Adding descriptions as last name on phone contacts
Ikea: Rehab worthy item?
Lester inspires me...
Inflatable Unicorn Horn: Not an OT life hack. But certainly amusing...
Slacklining: great for attention, focus, impulse control
OT Life Hack: Use car cup holders for not just drinks
Key caps: An OT's best friend, no matter what age!
Work on Stereognosis with food.
Sponge bob awesomeness
pretty cool life hack :)
Zentangle professing my OT love :)
Some fun Games used in PT.
Celia: years of volunteer Greenspan
Pool noodle uses inspired by Pinterest
Mat man from handwriting without tears
Using pins and cork board for OT equals awesomeness
The Pied Piper to Minimize special education stigma - OT thoughts
How to get to wear rings when you have arthritis and/or big joints.
Welcome to OT Land!
Voice memos to help with memory or worries.
Zentangles in OT mental health
My OT Zentangle
3D printed cast for broken bones
OTs never stop learning
Best OT quote ever
Hula hooping is my new obsession....
advocate as costume!
blast from 2006?
Sorry for such a long hiatus
AOTA conference this weekend + presenting on Saturday
Loved this photo album
The best cheer me up ever, ahahahaha
Happy OT Month :)
Believe in Heroes
Spring break fever...
Dried rice: An OT's best friend for weighted items and I Spy...
I think I have too much paperwork
Sorry for the quiet...
My newest OT blog love ;) + missawesomeness.com about to get a facelift
Child by Sylvia Plath
LetterReflex: Review + Give-Aways of Dexteria and LetterReflex!
How to Draw: Using Progressive Drawings from a Website
Figuring out What to do at Conference
Come to AOTA Conference, I beg you, I love you...
How to Not be a Crappy OT (Learned the Hard Way), Lesson #1
Real-Life Dexteria: Practicing Finger Isolation with Popsicle Sticks
Robot Space Caterpillars: Coloring inside the Lines
The "Love Potato" : Quick and easy OT Valentines Day Craft
The Cricket Symphony: Surviving Childhood Without Social Skills
Mat Man: Teach a Child How to Draw a Person Using Handwriting Without Tears
The Hidden Poignancy of the MMSE - When clients write a sentence.
A feline SOAP Note
Guided drawings via Angry Birds
Working on cutting long-term...
Using stuffed animals in OT sessions...
OT Review of iPad App Dexteria for Fine Motor Skills
Therapeutic Handling Lab Demo
My elementary school OT day in a nutshell....and oh a shameless request too.
Meditating as a NICU cuddler
Heavy clothes, calm bodies? Blast from the past
Does music help attention? Does white noise help attention?
Volunteering in the NICU :)
Board copying the longest words in the English language :)
Toys'R'Us has a Differently Abled section
Top Ten Most Popular Baby Names of 2012: How easy will they be to handwrite? :)
The American Academy of Pediatrics says recess is really necessary. CONCUR!
Army OT guy, great article
The Grinch That Stole Blogmas....
We are officially on break...
I don't even know what to call this...
Good news, bad news....
Having a rough week!
Hi, Teach123 Fans: Lava Paper!
Does music help attention? Does white noise help attention?
hit my sensory limit...
Heavy clothes, calm bodies? Blast from the past
Finding and Marketing Your OT Niche
Norwegian alphabet...bet that AE combo is hard to teach
holding sick babies :)
Beautiful nesting puzzles
What we write is not always read with our own filter...
Some favorite occupational therapy toys aka popular Christmas gifts :)
Adapted Physical Education (APE): Truly Awesome APE activity
IEP meetings: the snarky side
OT Quote of the Day
Duct tape your eyeballs into your head, quick.
I've been in healthcare too long...
Official Miss Awesomeness Club Member
Weighted sea urchin :)
Mr Frost: Melting Snowman: Great OT toy
SPED Acronym Halloween costume :)
Dragon Dictation or other voice dictation software?
this broke my heart
Perception Affects Reality: Focus on Progress
Such a good point
A great post on disability
I'm channeling the Recycling OT...
Watch those receipts...
Jan Olsen of Handwriting without Tears in Costco Connection
Scratch-off coupons for hand strengthening
My boring stick people need hula-hoops: lefts and rights
Zinkies: fine motor that translates over to handwriting
Lava paper and Super Mario and Kindergartener Awesomeness :)
Classroom Seating Solutions: Foot fidget
I don't know a good title for this :)
Blue Ghost Waiting...
OT sticker shedder :)
"The blind can only see the heart and intelligence of a man..."
IEP meetings, yep`
I am my mother's daughter...
Lester the Lion Kitty, Love of my Life :)
Taking your shoes off or "Doffing" your shoes :)
Storing kid boots
Friday give-away ends tonight
Level II fieldwork in mental health, Margaret, and I
A blast from the past from fieldwork
Halloween, eye hand coordination idea
birthday flowers :)
Empowerment via Education
How to remember to write a number
OT Related Gift Ideas at Costco... Ideas at Costco
"Early Therapy Can Change Brains..."
Marie Curie: On the Spectrum?
More Off-Topic from Birmingham....
Over-time (OT) and Off-topic (OT)
Sharks and ducks, OT game
World OT Day: OT24x
Make your letters fun!
OT on OT: Random thought for the day
Bridging Flexibility and Imagination through Board Game Creation with Highly Preferred Characters
Pistachio shell art/imaginative play
Give-away mishap ;)
Blue unicorn :) OT kiddo
Spelling words for OT
Morphology Junior: Wednesday Giveaway :)
Morphology Jr as an Imagination/Flexibility/Creativity Tool for Our Rigid OT kiddos
Graph paper to promote fine motor control in coloring
Give-Away: One year subscription to PointScribe (valued at $129)
Cheat sheets even for an OT
The Lava Paper is in!!
Blue Starfish Ghost Attack!
Shelby's Quest: Promo Code Giveaway
Nothing but monkey business :)
This kid needs to work on his "p"
Dum Dum DUMMMMMMMMMMM
Copying with Mario
Chilling with my coworkers :)
Guided drawings, step by step in an OT session
Giveaways and reviews and comments etc
Copying using lava paper
bdpq visual strip bee, drop, pig, quack
Lockdowns, weighted hedgehogs, Barton, gluing, partridges in pear trees and I think I need Ritalin...
Bridging Flexibility and Imagination through Board Game Creation with Highly Preferred Characters
Miss Awesomeness Goes Live on Indiegogo :)
Press Here: The App
Weighted blanket for reading time...
Writing charm try-out
Sea anemones have preferred activities too. :)
Quiet Mouths, Loud Hands: How Classroom Teachers Can Quickly, Quietly, And Effectively Use Line Time
Red ribbon week + Mental Regurgitation
Monster Cheese Wins OT Battles
The concept of time - Visual Timers to help understanding + Experimentation
OTs as Healers of the Heart...
OT Moments of the Day...
The Cool (and Mobile) Factor: iPad Use in the OT Clinic [Article contributed by WebPT.com]
Let your kids make mistakes!
My 30th Birthday Wish List of Awesomeness Which Includes Lots of OT Stuff.
Blast from the past...
Days of our OT Lives are Spinning Rapidly...
Alien hat aka colander and pipe cleaners
"Enjoying Halloween with Sensory Challenges"
The Blue Ghost or Starfish :)
Cat Yoga by Rick Tillotson: Fitness and Flexibility for the Modern Feline - aka OT yoga ;)
OT rambles :) Again.
Whole Brain Teaching - very applicable to OTs
A homemade stylus for the iPad?
Balance of Occupations, Random Thoughts of an OT ;)
Butter knife work :)
Level II fieldwork supervisor on my peds rotation, Christy, and me :)
Andy Goldsworthy Inspiration for Nature Sculptures
Winner of our Magic Weighted Blanket Give a Way :)
Give the corkboard dog his pushpin shots :)
Way to work on a million OT skills at once :)
Stickers for vestibular-ocular work and stickers for peaceful decorating
More pictures thanks to a scary bug.
What happens when a giant flying bug is in your room
Occupational therapy self-reflection/rambling/thinking out loud
A tu ti ta...Tooty Ta? Song...An amazing motor planning/sequencing song for OT kids
Menacing avocados...I mean advocates :)
New entries on occupational therapy...
Magic Weighted Blanket Give-Away: Enter Now
Rambling occupational therapy school OT thoughts...
An OT Pinterest kind of night...
Buttermilk the baby dwarf goat is a little rambunctious with her friends :)
Diaphragmatic breathing for children with anxiety
Starting the school year off right...
This is the company I work for, and I recommend them. :)
Perfume ads: Olfactory Sensory Tool???
I should have been a criminal...
Dogs help children read...
Bamboo skewers are an OT's best friend
Whoopsie doodles....when OT enters your own house
OT was featured on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Accessibility and swimming
What's in YOUR OT toolbox?
White noise apps to help inattentive children focus on schoolwork
OT blogging mid-life crisis
My blogging mid-life crisis
Patient perspective, ADVANCE series
Public school could use a little Waldorf infusion ;)
Infographic on video games improving our health!
W-Sitting, by SouthPaw's OT/writer Deanna Macioce
Random pediatric OT ideas...
Pictures from AOTA 2012 Indiana conference :)
Novelty OT toys picked up on my trip...
More novelty OT toys
Novelty toys I may use in OT
Apple of my eye or OT session
My new Norwegian friend
Ziplock Big Bags for OT storage
Segway device puts wheelchairs to shame
"Famous" OT blog ;)
"Anita" - woman with Down syndrome - movie - OT relevant?
Anxiety over graduate school/rotations...You can do it :) If I can do it, anybody can...
Sexuality, personal care attendants, OT??
Challenging worksheets ...
Weighted Pencil DIY
Some new OT blogs...
Bill's Journey, Becoming an OT, Part 3 of 3.
Therapeutic use of silence in OT
40 best online tools for OTs
Girl in wheelchair bungee jumps!
OTs and DMVs, sitting in a tree...
Vacationing with a child with autism
Toy Shopping for kids with special needs
Blogging as a pre-OT student
Typical OT questions
Good post on travelling OT
OT student feels down for getting a bad grade....
Do I have the right personality to be an OT?
Closed webspace...OT pencil grips...
A recent to do list for work, names/schools changed obviously
Tweezers and ice cube trays in OT session
Connect Four, travel size
OT Blog Blizzard
HandiWriter: Awesome sauce for OT
Guest post by Luna: Born for OT
Still in Norway
Part Two, Bill's Journey of becoming an OT with Asperger's
I-balls and guard bugs...
OTs Planning in Bed....
Googley eye...Eye bombing...OT style!
Joyful Noise - Duet Poems
Vision Therapy for an OT kid
Makeshift dungeon for OT kids
Meet Bill :) A soon to be OTD student with Asperger's
Tower Bunnies disguised in finger puppets....OT wackiness
my icky face :)
Fine Motor Coordination Ideas for Children in OT for the Summer
An intriguing OT oddity
Visual perceptual and/or motor challenges...
A great "spider " game for OT
Angry Birds on Thin Ice
Eye bombing for OT
Insert meaning here.
DTVP-2 work :)
My BIGGEST professional issue....
Random OT update
Miss Awesomeness - OT branding
Typingweb.com for OT - free accounts
Crazy eye make up...help kids with autism look you in the eye :)
Evil Octopus OT Teamwork game in progress
Norway haul...and OT rant
More random Target/Party City ideas for OT
Other OT ideas from Party City and Target
Fly swatters + balloon = instant OT
Eyeballs, gems, crayons, etc for OT
I Spy In Your Clear Take out Container....BUGS and ALIENS...yay OT
Frog poppers, Glow in dark aliens, wooly balls, finger skateboards, insects, OT
Finger puppets for isolating fingers, OT
OT, Kids, and Bugs = Perfect Combination
Dollar Target Bins, OT dreams do come true...
Finger Sports: Bowling, OT
Pictionary, Tangoes, and Dot to Dot, for OT
Squinkies for OT
Star Wars and OT :)
Squishy balls for OT
Super Mario for OT...mostly bribery in this case
Angry Birds, OT style :)
Random OT tidbits...
Random Occupational therapy Tidbits....
what a lovely article
Nearing end of OT school year
Stroke Rehab, Jan Davis Fan Club
Every day I'm O-T-ing... (every dayy I'm shuffffflinnnnggg)
OT and Disability Rights
Miss Karen is NOT an alligator. In case you needed clarification.
Typing skills for children in OT
Conference Flashback...Me, Erik Johnson aka Army OT Guy + Virtual OT Anita Hamilton...
Preparing to write about AOTA conference stuff
Word Search for Mother's Day
Foot fidget in action :)
First Strokes: Awesomeness
Seamless Sensitivity Socks: SmartKnit KIDS, OT thoughts
The Social Express: Applications for OT
CRAZZZZZY radical OT ideas.....
Gotta love Pinterest for OT
Dear OT recruiters...
How to make a million dollars in OT.....
Daily Living Skills Worksheets: Product Review
Insert random OT blog here
Lava journal paper
AOTA Conference in pictures
AOTA conference was amaaazzzing
Recent OT presentation
Lava/worm/bee testimonial - OT Paper
Handwriting games/vestibular work/OT in schools
Fine Motor Coordination and Strengthening Ideas for Children Struggling with Handwriting: School OT
OT randomness..aota conference coming up, OT in schools, etc
Preparing for AOTA conference presentation
Why no, there are no birds in my hair...
How to get an OT response plus some typical treatment...OT in schools
Tower of bunnies for OT
Letter Y - OT, handwriting without tears, alphabet puzzle, etc
Story cubes for OT work
Alphabet game for OT handwriting
OT surprise...I have no idea what this picture will include!!
OT 1:30am update
OT stream of consciousness
VMI in action
Tower of Bunnies in OT action
Tower of Bunnies by CVS found near Easter, great OT game
Grandma - grief from a patient side
Dear OT Diary
Lava Paper Practice turns into OT awesomeness
Small haul these days
Lava Paper - Teach Sizing and Baseline orientation - Handwriting - OT
Blast from the past - OT, Evidence-based
Whooie, these are the days of our OT lives...
always new things
wow, blogging massive fail
Lava Letters: Sizing/Line Orientation Game for Handwriting
wow, so behind on OT life
Pinterest occupational therapy ideas :)
Etsy occupational therapy gifts or ideas
Catching up on OT life :) LOOOOVE occupational therapy!
Keychain Connect 4
WHERE DID MY BLOG MOJO GO?!
yikes - OT chaos
Join us NOW
OT4OT party time :)
My birthday weekend!
CIREC - an amazing rehab center in Bogota, Colombia
Pumpkin vs OT. Pumpkin wins.
OTAC Conference and random OT stuff
Going to the CA OT Association Conference this weekend!
Can strainer and pipe cleaners - OT tip
OT Tip- mechanical pencils
Mini Connect 4 - OT Tip
Monsters individualize fingers - OT tip
Typical school OT day for me
sparkle sparkle sparkle!
I interrupt this OT announcement....
OT brain overload
Dycem for OT
Quotes of the day...
Oh my beloved neglected OT blog..and neglected readers
Buying OT toys left and right....
My tennis ball friend
New game I made...
I start back TOMORROW! (Monday)
That last post is by Tommy Carr, not me.
Mind mapping OT competition :)
Pinterest + OT ideas
contracts/social story on what OT is
Young people in nursing homes
school OT crafts I want to try!
old OT reminders
OT rehab ideas
Low Vision in Children
Tips for NBCOT Exam
HELP button, staples button hack
Exerting too much pressure when writing...OT school ideas
New OT blog
Return to OT blog
Some AWESOME men Rehab OT ideas from a good friend
Prison settings and related populations (mental health)
Q&A on OT
A google search day in the life of an OT
NY Times article on OT in schools
Sensory processing disorder in Time Magazine
OT books to read
Enlarged utensils and T-stools, do it yourself
Amazing site for OT forms
School OT pediatric toolbox video, numbah 1
Great new to me OT peds blog
inventing new games instead of paperwork
great OT comments...and now for OT thoughts...hmm
A walk through elementary school lane...
a recent comment
check out top link
Six IEPs this week
too Light pencil pressure
Busy busy busy IEP season for a school OT!
Copying from the board, exerting too much pressure writing...OT ideas please
Sooo many decisions to make for OT playtime :)
Treating Private Patients in OT
Nurse in haiti, part 2
Blogging blizzard complete
Job interview thought process
OTs in Mental Health
Matthew, a UK OT asks about Fieldwork placement...
Tips to Incoming OT Students? Anything to add?
Updated my sidebar with new (to me) OT blogs
Nurse in Haiti
SpongeBob washing + OT month in Times Square!
I love OT, yes I do.....
Fun & Function - SPD blogger network
Tips from a school OT :)
Will I ever be good enough? OT student Fears
Great sensory article in OT Advance :)
OT in Gifford's case
The social media article just came out!
OT in schools
AOTA Competition for Students
I was clearly wrong
alright, get OTely excited
quick note on SillyBandz
Other idea of day
Need your OT blog links! Updating my OT sidebar
Some new blogs to check out from this link
Oh the OT job interviews. :) Must be zen!
A link about occupation in relation to the recent NZ Earthquake
job search x infinity :)
still job searching
Hmmm some OT-relevant links
Great OT idea - removing bean husks
OT a great profession to go into!
Should you go to conference as a new OT student? why, yes :)
Finally, a CNN article with a mention of OT!
OT Tonya talks about working in the school systems
Mental Health Rotation in Occupational Therapy as a Fieldwork Student
sweet comment and school OT stuff
Slacking biggg time on the whole OT blogging :)
Baby gorilla receives OT for developmental delays
Any school OTs out there???
getting a job in OT is easy-peasy if you're not picky! lol
On the job hunt
Gifts, Toys for Special Needs Children - link
seriously?! :::cries:: Calling my beloved social media OTs....last chance
Calling all OTs in social media
OT tales from South America
Um...Utica College, you're freaking me out :)
South America, Year in Review, etc- Occupational Therapy
it's been a while!
still searching for OT job in La Jolla CA :)
Dynasplints, pediatrics, vocational rehab....OT is certainly diverse ;)
Brunnstrom techniques...I tried at least...
as the OT world turns...
Big news....needing a job in California as an occupational therapist! :)
Back from Alaska, now back to OT world...
quote of the day
sooo behind on blogging
handwriting deja vu
Fine motor OT bone
How to make your own Wiki Stix for peds OT...really adults too I guess.
What do you think this is?
Monday = tired OT day
SO TIRED TODAY
hmmm, amazing parkour ....new OT ? jk
Evidence-based practice, practitioner versus student, smack-down.
Critical comments...ouchful yet necessary on my OT journey!!
Pediatric day/SI day for OT!
OT trying to eat healthy, lol
Lester's back, wheelchair basketball done, OT coming up for the week, etc
OT filled life
Women's World Wheelchair Basketball Championships!!
Great basic stroke videos made by Jan Davis :)
Basic energy conservation for household management
OT for massage?
peds and stickers
Gearing up for the end of April! Almost end of OT month!!
Happy OT Month and Happy OT LIFE :)
Random OT tidbit of the day
Always something in OT world....
It's OT Month!
OT Challenges !
Diversity in OT!
PS a final time
PS....Ot spam comments
challenges galore as new OT :)
Two new OT student blogs to keep an eye on :)
How to Make Instant Grits in 40 Minutes
Some days I'm an awesome OT, some days not so much...but it's all in my head
Financial Aid Options for Future Occupational Therapists
Post Polio Syndrome
lol therapists in bikinis, I think not....
Clothes irritating your wound? Nudist colony
hmmm ot ot ot ot
I'm a bad OT blogger
Need to update my sidebar with new OT blogs :)
how the OT time flies
"You're dealing with shapes, I'm dealing with pain"
Yay for OT school
Throw the blog a bone...
Preventing healthcare acquired infections like MRSA...
Martha Stewart blew my mind today, oh and Glee's handicapped episode
OT Pumpkin a little late
electrical modalities in Georgia, Orlando FL AOTA Conference, and a cornocupia I can't spell
I saw this somewhere...it cracked me up...
Help AOTA members HELP
COULD THIS BE A POST? By a new occupational therapist?
work work work
First day shadowing outpatient...
OT student life....lo
Life as an OTR/L is fun here in Warm Springs...
OT schools similar, regardless of price?
I'm not the only imposter syndrome poster child, haha
OT blog blizzard temporarily complete
i like this advice from a friend
malaysian OTs too
some manly OT ideas?
Home Programs for OT
OT Blog Comments
Any Portuguese (sp) speaking OTs out there?
a typical day as OT now...I need ideas.
first week down
Day 1 of being a paid employee!
I looooove Warm Springs :)
OTs....angels?!! sometimes at least ;)
hmmm wiping away the OT rust....
there's no going back now!
I'm in GA....
Count down - two days left
About to become a real occupational therapist :)
Dum dum dum....IKEA
Autism Conference - watch sessions online - incl. Temple Grandin.
Lester or Human Resources?
I'm an occupational therapist!!!!!!! Have I mentioned that lately.
Are all OT schools the same in level of awesomeness or suckiness?
Clarification on OT Connections :)
Quote of the Day
OT Connections, New and improved. :)
this is sooo not worth reading, I promise my next post will be more worthy
Random OT/life babble
Functional Therapy instead of Occupational Therapy? :)
Pediatric arthrogryposis...any ideas?
Matthew Sanford - Adapting Yoga
Megan's "Rate My Fieldwork" site
My lovely baby Lester
Neuro-IFRAH questions anyone?
Cool OTs make doctors happy...
Creative stuff to use with higher level clients...
Moving to Warm Springs, GA area...
Make a Wish...logistics when dealing with severe disabilities
Job searches..google searches...
job apps, job apps
Interesting article in Canadian Journal of OT...
Mail mail mail
am i still alive?
Waiting waiting waiting...
La la la
About to send in another application to a very cool place...
finally getting things done...
GOALS FOR TOMORROW
Warm Springs and books
sadness...at least I learned a lesson
Ouch x infinity
Preparing for the NBCOT exam
Beauty in unexpected places....
So tiny-tiny you have to close your eyes to see it...
Swirls of thoughts...waiting to hear from interview
Interview on Friday...gearing up for it...
I HAVE AN INTERVIEW ON FRIDAY FOR MY DREAM JOB
I PASSED MY BOARDS - AND GRADUATED.
Twitter or Study the night before boards: hmmm
NBCOT Exam tomorrow.
We've studied too much
Studying nonstop for a few more days
OMG! This is so horrible, its hilarious
I WILL PASS.........
nightmares! real world too scary to face!!
Study study study
Happy Mother and/or Maternal Love Day
Taking the exam on May 23rd....augh!!! Yay!! augh!! Yay!!
Job Gods, do you hear me?
Lester the Lion Kitty gets OT Feeding Intervention
Job searches: overwhelming with a capital O
TherapyEd.com's NBCOT review
HELP WITH THE JOB HUNT???!!!
Time to pound the limestone or hit the pavement or whatever
What is an FAOTA? (Fellow)
Flash to Monty Python's I'm not dead, I swear...
Best compliment EVER
Compliments, thoughts, ideas....
Professional dress....my underwear always shows :(
OT in the News!!
Low Vision, OT Interventions in Home: SURVEY
I got a $1,000 scholarship!!
Volunteeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeering...it all helps with OT indirectly!
So random even a random word generator would explode
Doot doot doot...work application, graduation, exams....the real world beckons. GO AWAY REAL WORLD I AM SCARED OF YOU...
OMG, I am INSANE
Hmmmm...waiting to graduate.
The end of fieldwork...
One day of final fieldwork remaining....nine months over!!
I'll get you, my pretty...
I love you I love you I love you
Four days left to go of my psychosocial OT Level II fieldwork...then DONE, baby
Well ma'am, his arm strength looks fine
almost done with fieldwork...
The best moment of the day...
Do I look like the kind of girl who carries a knife?
7 days left of occupational therapy fieldwork, but who is counting?
Hmmm, nothing new
WAIT! AM I DREAMING? IT GETS BETTER
OT IN DEAR ABBY!!
Two weeks left.
popsicles, dancing, friends...and two weeks of final fieldwork left.
Is it bad when the patients tell me I'm crazy? lol
Yeah...time for bed.
I'll probably regret sharing this but hey, humor is important and that's important to show in my professional development evaluation, so hmmm
HA HA HA HA HA!!!!!!!!!!
The carnival is up!!! With an update
Is it bad if me and my geriatric patients have the same underwear?
Yay a psychiatrist thinks I'm good
A chaotic day...
The girl in the window
warning, blog blizzard ahead, READING ADVISORY!!!!!!!!!!!!
this only has to do with koalas
Showers, assessments, blah blah blah
Dancing down the hall
A quiet day
by the way, sorry...lol
Hmmm...no good title springs to mind.
Lester the Lion Kitty learns the LACLS
Lester the Lion Kitty: Prairie dog at heart
Centennial Vision Moment, Dum Dum Dum
One last thing...
Week 7, Day 3...
Week 7, Day 2...over
The Healthcare Cake
BLAH!!! BLAH!! BLAH!!!
RIP Orange Kitty
my poor orange kitty in california has passed away
And now, a moment of modesty...and by modesty I mean "bragging"
Midterm week coming up...and I survived last Thursday....
Oh my gosh, please kill me
A squirrel in the pants: I've got nothin'
Showers and mental health = there IS a correlation
where is everyone?
Quasi proud moments
groups, groups, groups
An off day...end of week 3
Only one more day of Week 3...
50 noodle boosters
Week 3, Day 3 - Geriatric Inpatient
Week 3, Day 2, Geriatric Inpatient Psych, Level II OT fieldwork
"Sometimes I think I'm the Lord himself"
About to start Week 3
physical holds - HELP training
Day 7/60, Geriatric Mental Health, Level II OT fieldwork student
New (to me) OT blog :)
Week 1 down...day in a gero psych ward.
OOOH! SEX QUESTION!
Health promotion for OTs
Check out otadvocacy.com! I c/ped her comment
Day 4 of Geriatric OT Mental Health Level II Fieldwork
3 days down
Day 2 of Gero Mental Health Fieldwork
CPT, ACLS...assessing cognition
First day of final fieldwork, overrrrrrrrr
Last fieldwork starts tomorrow...
ACLS video with Spanish captions!
Dueling poems of fieldwork supervisor/student
happy new year's!!
warning:blog blizzard ahead
My last day in San Diego
Modified Wilibarger for adults?
Caregiver Role Strain
Sometimes OT involves penises
"OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY RECOGNIZED AS A “BEST CAREER” BY U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT": AOTA press release
Sarcasm finds medical use in dementia
Days with my father
Hedgehog - owner sounds like me
paying to park in disabled??
I should sooo work in psych.
Using the OTPF for an evaluation
AOTA Conference coming up in April...
Wear two gowns or show your butt
This nurse didn't have any drops in the bucket
aughh I still am a horrible horrible OT student blogger, hi google
I'm not dead....(says the monty python parrot)
La la la la
"OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY NAMED ONE OF NATION’S 150 BEST RECESSION-PROOF JOBS"
End of week 8
Stick a fork in this blog, it's done for the night
Questions, comments, etc...
Random day....Week 8, Day 2....
Totally not related to OT but yayayayaya
Victory in Vomit...proprioception in a video game
Attack of the dogs. Then work. Then play. Then jack and jill went up a hill. Or something. I don't know.
Poo and compassion, uniquely combined
Donning/doffing socks: miracles
Good night finally
Fellow OT student...
Living in a nursing home as a younger disabled man
shout-out to an anonymous commenter
ACLS new version???
pushing patients, fibromyalgia
New NBCOT exam information for us 2009ers and beyond
My life as Miss OTPF is over...devastation
Things you never expected...
ooh sorry my OT peeps
Ummmmm no title
i can do this
Go to Conclave.
OT stuff eventually
Not so great a day
A very happy birthday, including the OT realm :)
One more off-topic post of Lester the Lion Kitty Goodness
OMG OMG OMG OMG AGAIN SOME MORE
OMG LESTER MADE IT TO THE BIG TIME OMG
You need Ritalin to read this post, warning
Start of Week FOUR of Phys Dys Level II OT Student rotation.. wow. One month in.
Your eyes will burn in pain at the true ugliness that is my Sumo drawings
Introducing the OT mascot: Mr Snail
A weekend ending in hope
SEROTONIN! INFUSE ME!
A pretty good day....about to finish up Week 3
Live chat for Students
A productive day...saw my first patients ALONE
Mother warrior - the OT shout-out is nonexistent though
Call for papers on disability studies
One last augh for the night
Canned text can be helpful at times
Week 3/12 of Phys Dys Level II rotation starts tomorrow....
His eight? My three.
"If I had known you were coming, I would have baked a cake..."
A few hours of wasted time, yet increased sanity
So..phys dys is stressing me out
Week 2 of Phys Dys rotation....
la la la prep work
Seasonal feelings + start of week 2
Line of the day
Day 3 of 2nd rotation - Level II OT student, physical dysfunction
Day 2 of 2nd rotation - Level II OT student, physical dysfunction
Day 1 of 2nd rotation - Level II OT student, physical dysfunction
Random post from stuff gotten from e-mails
loneliness and volunteerism...apparently a link
Yay first day not so bad
Yay slightly less stress, still scared
Yay! I am going to be a bridesmaid!
Mini immediate update
My phys dys rotation starts tomorrow and I'm freaking out
Oooh almost done with week off
Kristina is doing well....was at two peds hospitals...
Chicken butts are the BANE OF MY EXISTENCE
Pray for my twin sister having ACL reconstruction surgery tomorrow morning
I AM SO SCARED OF MY UPCOMING PHYSICAL DYSFUNCTION LEVEL II FIELDWORK ::CRIES::
LASER TONGS! MINI PORCUPINE BALL GUYS! DOES IT GET ANY BETTER? I think not.
100% Off-topic: I love Lester the Lion Kitty
Ok good night....oh yeah labcoats
Holding babies today...
OTS Brooke is back in town...
MY FIRST LEVEL II FIELDWORK ROTATION IS COMPLETE
Very stressful day...
No, not at all m
The final week 12, Day 3....
Team in Training...help my good friend out :)
Meet my new best friend, let's call her JellyBean. She has a question about Conclave
hmmm old lady games
I needs me some energizing vibes
YAY two articles done
The Montreal Cognitive Assessment, quick and easy
Last of randomness
Temple Grandin/Public Radio/occupational therapists
More interesting links...
...and your handwriting is a tangle
Awesome goodbye party
Evacuation of people with special needs in disasters: new campaign?
Two last things, and a cookie
Week 11, Day 4, Not so bad!
One happy note
Week 11, Day 3, Still Having a Sucky Week
NOT A COOL DAY AT ALL
Lester the Lion Kitty Gets Groomed Very Poorly :(
Week 11, Day 1, Down the Drain, Thank Goodnessye
Article in local newsletter re: Feeding group for picky eaters - partially run by OT - at local hospital
good night for reals
Week 10, Day 5, of Pediatric Level II Fieldwork
Jungle themed frustration :) With child yoga!
Week 10, Day 4, of Pediatric Fieldwork Rotation
Beauty does come from within!!! My random thought of the day
Hard day of kids
Help a sad OTA out...advice needed
OT Represents....at the 2008 Dem/Repub Conventions
TL;DR - sorry in advance
ooh a long day coming up on little sleep
One last thing
Have a good holiday weekend
A swim at the pool for everyone
YAY For (official) OT Becca!!!!!!!!!!!
OT in Public Schools Blog :)
Lester the Lion Kitty: Love at First Vomit
Networking, weekend goals, etc...
Challenging Geriatric Behaviors, PESI workshop with CEUs offered
BloggingOT ...new blog
A pretty good sensory day
OT Blog Pics, Time Warp
OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG LESTER THE LION KITTY MADE UGLY OVERLOAD TODAY
Lester the Lion Kitty Goes Wild
The Timer Method YAY
How sucky can a day get, let's count the ways.
Experience counts for a lot...
online social community: perfect example
lester the lion kitty likes to vomit too
aughhhh today involved sore throats and tow trucks :(
My day...not boring to me but probably boring to read
Good news: articles submitted. Bad news: It's 4am and I have to be up in 3 hours.
And now to continue my horrific procrastination and stay up all night
Bubba the Bear Has Kissing OCD
crack + men = meaningful activity --> OT treatment activity?!
Ain't never gonna be a baby again
Pediatric OT box
A long day...could have been a lot worse though :)
What was the second one again?
This is what I deal with daily.
AHAHAHAHAHAA of the day
Good day today...
Lester is loved by the world
Simmering down now....
Stats are in, drama is out? Or not...lol
My feelings are getting hurt left and right!!
Visuomotor skills, great links
The CPS Volley
Smooth day...wait it was rather crazy.....oh well, still smooth by my new standards :)
OT Student Friend Enlightens us in 3 Different Ways
Lions and tigers and bears and mostly just a desire for sleep
in the last 20 minutes...
Highlights and lowlights of Week 8 Day 1 of Pediatric OT fieldwork
Apply for a scholarship as an established OT student....
Lester the Lion Kitty 1 minute Video in which he wears a tutu and then beats me up
I could kill that lady...
How to Determine if You Should Go Into OT or PT School
Monday Monday Song In My Head
2 mini OT stories, 1 mini PT story, and a pear in a pine tree or however that song goes
Monday Monday...Week 8 of 12 begins.
Weekend plans plus an inflammation of the blogging larynx
Linda the Landlord Verbally Slams Lester the Lion Kitty
Lester the Lion Kitty is AWESOME
yay low vision rehab seminar for children
Teeth brushing sensory issues... a new experience
la la la la la la la la la la....the energizer bunny has deenervated
Stop wearing ties to work and help fight infection
Any neuro-IFRAH people out there?
Calling out my COTA peeps
OT Student Genessa talks about work with refugees on fieldwork
yayyy for AOTA with Grip and Grin
Last accidentally-caffeinated post of the night....340am and I'm peace-ing out. I hope.
Yay I have a review!!!
Yay RehabCare loves OTs
Yep I am catching up on blogs
Oh my gosh, all these OT awesome blogs I didn't know about
Awesome products - guess who can't sleep
Asheville NC and Psychosocial OT....
A bizarre day of crying. Not by me though.
Oooh somebody TIVO this
Are OTs medical quacks? Ha ha ha...I crack me up.........
Week Seven :)
The Book of Job exists for a reason
have a goood dayyyyyyyyyyy
Week Seven starts okay...
Random random random ....and no I'm not on drugs, I just sound like I am ;)
LESTER THE LION KITTY, MORNING ONE!!
Just finished first half of my first rotation...holy cow what is that NOISE my cat is making it sounds like a goose
Introducing Lester the Lion Kitty....live in video
la la la la sleep time - tomorrow marks end of week six, HALFWAY through first rotation already
And now for...okay, yeah, me.
Had a way awesomer day
Please sir, may I have some more.... occupational therapy?
DAILY ACTIVITIES ARE OCCUPATIONS WOOT WOOT
This makes me feel better....vibration mysteries
Week Six, Midterm Week, Starts off With a Big Giant Kabloeey of Hideousness
Raise your hand if you had the worst day EVER
Start of week six!! MIDTERM week!!!! Halfway throughf irst rotation!!!
Thinking outside the OT box for the weekend ;)
c is for cookies
Come to a Low vision Rehab in Children free seminar
Let's see if this shows up....how people find me...hmmm japanese porn??? lol
La La la ...and I'm spent.
ha ha ha hooo
End of Week 5 of OT Level II fieldwork, peds placement
Best way to recruit for COTAs?
I don't know anything about this...
Introducing blurry Lester the Lion Kitty
Week 5, Day Four, Peds OT Placement :) Extra boring rambles lol with no editing I'm too lazy tonight
Introducing Lester the Lion Kitty
Today's inappropriate quote of the day
One last blog shout-out for the night....going to sleep!
Week 5 Day 2 of Occupational Therapy Pediatric Fieldwork Placement
October - TOTA Conference in Dickson, Tennessee
DON'T THROW THAT AT MY MOTHER'S HYSTERECTOMY: Week 5 has begun
Recipes for things like dough and fingerpaint :)
good night im falling apart augh
this is my life, some days
Okay Thursday is over phew
Awwww Baby Mooses in a Sprinkler
Some random tidbits and now for my journal
And now for a completely un OT related post...
la la la la la sorry this isn't real yet
Tummyyyy-time...ok so I'm spent + 1. Now I'm seriously done.
And I'm spent.
Another OT letter...any helpers?
PT-OT rivalry confirmed ;)
I don't want to be sued... a direct quote from AOTA 1 minute update...YAYm
Another blog to check out...
Quick Reference Guide
wheelchair prescription forms?
Kim has some good ideas for items....
Mark wants to know more...
Advice on free stuff - freecycle
why my head is big
Time to clean out e-mail box....
La la la
Phew getting through the day
La la la
Picture time - OT peds fieldwork
Occupational Therapy Treatment collage
Some random OT comments because I can't help myself...don't worry I'm almost done.
Thursday and Friday, July 17th/18th, Week 3 Day 4/5 of Pediatric Fieldwork Level II Occupational Therapy Placement
Wednesday, 7/l6, Week 3, Day 3, Pediatric Level II Placement
Catch up time.
Oh man oh man
Week 3, Day 2, Pediatric Fieldwork, my first day of AUGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHh
Week 3, Day 1, Pediatric Level II Fieldwork Placement, Occupational Therapy Student, BABY!
These are the letters that make OT worth it :)
Gearing up for Week 3....
50,000 page views later
Week 2, Day 4
Sybil = occupational therapist.
Pre Week 2 Day 4 Thoughts
Week 2, Day 3, OT Pediatric Level II fieldwork placement
And this little piggy went wee wee wee all the way to occupational therapy
Week 2, Day 2, Peds Level II fieldwork
Start of Week 2 of Pediatric Level II fieldwork
And now for my impression of ADHD
Brain tumors make fieldwork suck
Icky Saturday, hopefully a better Sunday
End of first week of Level II fieldwork....phew
Day 3 of Pediatric Level II Fieldwork Completed. Including a home visit, my first :)
Boy with amputation plays baseball :)
Letter reversals - tips from PediaStaff
Food for Thought, written by "Cookie Gimp"
Day 1 of first Level II fieldwork - Pediatrics - Post-day!
Day 1 of first Level II fieldwork - Pediatrics - morning pre-start - aughhh
TOMORROW IS MY FIRST LEVEL II FIELDWORK - PEDIATRIC SPECIALTY - AUGHHHHHH
i start fieldwork tomorrow...augh
OT and POW!
Boring boring boring boring boring.... FIELDWORK AUGH
Scratch that. Let's try this. TagCrowd.
My Web 2.0/OT Wordle That I Don't Know How to Save :O Oh wait Maybe I do watch this Yo
Disability/diversity/headed back home
Therapy Caps Set to Expire June 30, Contact Your Members of Congress Today
We're famous, but probably deja vu famous only
Yay for occupational therapists
A comment on Second Life :)
Ms Wheelchair Tennessee :)
Singing Elmo goodnight
Elder Porn in Japan...not USA?
Just my plans, nothing exciting....well except for something I won't share yet lol
Online OT community and M&Ms
itunes = good OT
Update on CE article in OT Practice
ACLS youtube video
LAST CALL FOR AOTA CONFERENCE PAPERS!
A rooster named Karen
All is well on the OT front? Almost ....
Bed Bath and Beyond...a good place for grandma's care items
San Diego Vacation time....
I flower like a crustacean?
Time to save brain cells
The MOT 2 Class Ends ....Didactically ::cries::
AOTA fills my bribed heart with joy...kidding...I don't even get free pens (except at conference)
Oh. My. GOD.
Memorable moments for Carol, MOT I student...lol ok good night now
Is not so grate acshually...
I'm at the brink of AOTA meltdown...:::totters:::
Kids with food allergies
Urinary incontinence isn't just for doctors to treat...
Fun and Function
Two pediatric OT (vaguely) random stories!!
Student comments re OT that made me laugh and/or are awesome......
Second Life for "Gimps"
Blogs, listservs, YouTube, OT -related, yay OT, OT is awesome, OT is neat-o
Rah rah sis boom bah
Just words flowing out my distal PIP joints....or sumtin'
I'm still alive
the norwegians are coming, the norwegians are coming....
Research + classes ending = margaritas
OT Quote of the Day
nothing to see, nothing to see
A very packed yet not OT-y Saturday
And one final completely random thought for the night.
Tai Chi Cha Cha Cha
Professional Development Evaluations
Wow. Emo Occupational Therapist Student, anyone?
caffeine induced insomnia
Note to self: Caffeine is evil.
If I were a martian with a bar I'd have a drink called martian mellows and I'd be famous...ot students shouldn't write blog entries at 1am
Non sequiturs are my middle spoon
Random OT-related images
Some random e-mail things to share
Lennys help you forgot your troubles...lol a few more airplane pictures coming up
Places to see and people to visit or something
Oopsies...better get started
Part 3: The conclusion of the Triennial Memphis drill. Anyone else with pictures please send!
Part 2: FAA-mandated Triennial drill....Memphis simulated airplane crash
More triennial drill pics....
Emergency plane crash drill Part 1....
Soporific somnolence surly satiation I dunno this post is randomly boring
Charlie, which way to Candy Mountain? PONY PROSTHESIS!
Emergency Drill coming augh!!!
Two awesome Internet videos
OT RAP for OT month
New and Improved, Shorter, Miss OTPF Pageant
Babies babies babies...
Low Vision Lab 2
Low Vision Lab 1
I don't know why
Completely random brambles that make heads explode
Volunteering at the Alzheimers Day Center
Random homework protocol
Most of them are in jail now...
Ramble bramble briar rose
Miss OTPF 2008 is HERE!
Vestibular book - the Brain that Changes Itself
Article:Cuddling helps preemies bear pain
Yay I passed my fake boards
OTPF Pageant time....in time for OT Month
Post 5: PEOPLE and EVENTS and I AM DONE
Post 4: NeuroCom, how I adore thee...or at least your staff.
3: AOTA ..Friday..Senior Member Salon, Expo, Presidential Address...
Post 2: AOTA Conference Keynote speaker and Posters
Some neat articles...
Going to AOTA Conference Post 1 out of A Bazillion to Come
Holding babies on a Sunday morning....
Ummmmm its 2am so this is going to be random
I'm an OT media slacker :(
Commodes/raised toilet seats/shower seats...
Society for Disability Studies Conference....
A few random housekeeping things from e-mail cleaning...as Rosemary would say
went crying Wii Wii Wii all the way home
Tired. Oh so tired. Conference was fun though. More later.
ASD meetings begin
Yay for 3 hours of sleep before conference
Ummmmmmmmmmm I'm finally going to bed
You're Not You
Ummm comments I need help with?
58th is better than 59th...
update on my aughness
Final day of fieldwork :)
Oooooooooh goodness gracious today will be an occupational dooozy
B I N G O
Day 8 and 9 of 10 as a Level I geriatric fieldwork
Level I geriatric fieldwork adventures continue
My second and final week of Level I geriatric fieldwork begins...
Cookie Gimp always has good points. Points like chocolate chip points. I need chocolate.
Down Syndrome + Plastic Surgery?
Waywards Alzheimer patients...
Appalachian dulcimers for autistic children?
Where is the Mango Princess?
Week 1 of my geriatric level I fieldwork COMPLETED
Day 4/10 of Geriatric Level I Fieldwork in an Alzheimer's Day Center
Small world, small world
Quote of the day...
Day 3/10 of Geriatric Level I Fieldwork in an Alzheimer's Day Center
Day 2/10 of Geriatric Level I Fieldwork in an Alzheimer's Day Center
Day 1/10 of Geriatric Level I Fieldwork in an Alzheimer's Day Center
Projects aplenty for an OT student...
Congratulations My! You're a real OT now!!
Books for OT students yay....
Bingo in 5th grade, Bingo in 50th grade...
Get Excited...AOTA Conference Coming Up ...
Wellness project for Little People
Oh dearest blog...
Yay glorious books to make me a better OT some day
Acute care...critical values...etc
Therapeutic Media Lab Marathon....
Memory collages for geriatric groups...
Hospice is a wonderful option for the terminally ill....
First, a few random pictures.
Show restraint when using restraints...
Critical values and norms...
RehabCare can be awesome...
Test of Visual Perceptual Skills (non-motor Revised (TVPS-R)..a mystery for you all
VARK. Not an aardvark, just a learning style...
War and craft....OT can be manly
Wear tinfoil while you read this so your IQ doesn't drop...
La la la
Don't we all need a playground?
OT school breaks my heart. Well not really.
ADVANCE articles + empty OT blog promises...
Still Giving Kisses....OT Barbara Smith's book on dealing with Alzheimer's after experience with her mother
Autism Speaks Video
Random OTS pictures to whet the OT appetite.
Toaster strudels...an OT's best friend
Yay we make lots of money. To give away to poor orphans in Ethiopia that is...
It's Picture Monday...MOT 1 students study....
The rarity of snow....
Management course project on going from just neuro to ortho too...
Don't be inappropriate. In other words, don't be like me...
Do you think food would taste better if you were blind?
Gerontology OTs will hopefully flood us with wisdom soon...
Autism from an autistic perspective...plus OT blogging inspiration
AUGH I SLID ON ICE AUGH BUT IM STILL ALIVE AND I HELD BABIES
Don't read this if you want to remain sane
No snow day for OT students ::sobs:::
Asbestos are my favorite play medium in OT...
Retrogenesis from an OTS perspective...
This post is really too random to have a title but it does say OT occasionally
Cookies are evil and so are timers and finals....
Randommmmmmmmmm ot student life
Management final approaching....aughh
MY OT STUDENT BLOG IS BACK IN FAVOR WITH THE GOOGLEYMASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE...YES YES YES YES YES YAYAYAYYAYAYAYAY
The couple in the diner...
MIFA in Memphis...Allison and I are done.
Pediatric occupational therapy treatment project by Julie
Hush little baby don't you cry!!! Mamma ain't buying you nothing so here's a new lullaby...
WILL THE OTS MADNESS EVER STOP!!!
Ok I am back and OT minded
No good very bad horrible day!
Infants - proper handling by OT students
My self-eval for management
Healthcare Disparities Symposium in Philadelphia
When do elders become worthless? Ever?
OT student learns some neat stuff...dementia
OT student life = homework on weekends. At least it's not rocket science homework.
OT students and meals on wheels experiences with MIFA.
Vandy has an awesome peds rehab place opening up...
Bad news, good news...OT student blither-blather
OT student M&M addiction, thought-provoking comments, and music as a therapeutic language....yeah I don't know how to NOT be random. Or concise.
My um, OT student schedule for this week. Yeah. Exciting...
Frame of Reference Joke that will make you nauseated
OT in mortal danger? Augh!!
Remember your OT manners: Allison, Guest Blogger
The googley monsters have banished me :(
Taking Play seriously - relates to OT
Smaller keyboards for smaller people...
Murderball and Rory O'Shea....OT movie night
Rheumatoid arthritis and occupational therapy plus PS's
PS: OT is not catty
I'm not narcissistic, I just love myself an awful lot...lol just kidding
Holding babies...ruining puppies...random rambles
Medicare makes me want to vomit...
my MIFA (generic meals on wheels experience)....elderly.
Rubber band and garbanzo beans = OT? Yep.
Vote in my voting poll
Breaking News Update: Dog gang terrorizing my neighborhood - OTS to the rescue
Meals on Wheels!
Stroll down Occupational Therapy Memory Lane...
You know you've been in OT school too long when...episode #7923748392
Random reader tidbits I've been saving up!! Thanks!!
Visitability, Legos, Sexuality, and ACOTE...can it get any better in one OT post?
Traumatic brain injury survivor becomes master's level rehab counselor - a 2nd chance to live
Easy way to increase post size....
Botox for CP - children deaths?
Therapeutic Cooking Experience Part 3..OTs rock
Therapeutic Cooking Experience Part 2..OTs rock
Therapeutic Cooking Experience Part 1...OTs rock
No more tornadoes...just an OT dept midterm. Just as scary...? ;)
Tornados trump my OT/disability/cooking post...
So excited about OT Practice...yayyyyyyyyy
Tomorrow OT Practice comes out....yayayayay with my OTS article....
Therapeutic media...cooking activity...occupational therapy...
Day hasn't started as planned...gotta get crackalackin on OT work
It's an OT-filled weekend of ...well not really....
Postsecrets & mental health & occupational therapy Part II
Postsecrets & mental health & occupational therapy Part I
US Dept of Labor - Statistics on Occupational Therapists
My OT skills were wasted today, but at least I had fun.
Bladders, Bowels, Sexuality...Geriatric OT Marvels
An ombudsman in long-term care talks to us in OT class...
Geriatrics, occupational therapy....gerontology...la la la
Photo cards and use in occupational therapy...
Somewhat random somewhat OT-related, yes I'm procrastiningating, pictures
The studying days....are upon us OT students.
Occupational therapy students learn about splinting...from the infamous Julie
Awww!!! My MOT class is amazing and I have proof!
OT....that's it, I've run out of titles.
Double amputee walks again due to Bluetooth
And we thought we had it bad...
Bowel, bladder, and sexuality in the elderly. Wow.
My rainbow scrub challenge to MOT Class of 2010
My most random OT post ever. Don't even bother reading it, it will make your head hurt and waste valuable minutes of your life.
MOT Class of 2010 pics!
OT Ghost Busters...still vote for u :)
Got to hold babies today...yay for occupational therapy
Occupations of Elders...last post of the night, I almost promise
Monkey versus Robot & Caregiver Burden
Speech therapy and feeding...geriatrics...occupational therapy...
Random OT student day update...
Even the video engineers love OT students...
Celia - play therapy - my reason for being in OT school
Occupational therapy treatment project by Kerri
Disability Blog Carnival catches my OT eye
Rolling: Go watch it - perspective from people using wheelchairs
Karen and Brooke are soooo excited about OT student life
MOT Class of 2010
You know you're tired when...
Monkey vs robot will have to wait another day...OT school beckons :(
Mother of child with autism talks about her experience with occupational therapy...
The aliens want OT
Ha, in your face, other professions...occupational therapy rules.
The OT world loves Brooke & Karen. So does Andy Warhol.
Rebuilding Together...OT students + home modification
Finally...an update...gerontology continues.
Occupational Therapists Kick Some New York Times Bootie :)
Hola, occupational therapy students... Yo soy Karen...no me gusta Muzzy...
AGING IN PLACE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS CAN HELP!!
Quality of Life versus Safety?
Gerontological Gem #483320
I'm totally flunking OT school when it comes to common sense
This OTS is pondering. And now sleeping.
Occupational therapy students have different tastes...
OT thoughts on making a bed?
Holding babies...a future occupational therapist
Occupational Therapy Gerontological Gems #929191
Forbes betrays OTs everywhere...
Check up on "Mobility and the Quadriplegic Child" over at Ryn Tales...great post
You know you've been in OT school too long when...episode #2091
Young at heart...OT gerontological gems coming soon
Turn your cell phones off in OT class...lol
I just graduated OT school...psyche
Views on OT students from person using OT services
OT Reader catch-up w/ websites and or OT bloggy stuff
Tai Chi, Tai Chi, Tai Chi...OT, OT, OT
Nexair: Exploding into the future...poor OTS Brooke
20,000 page views...you love me, you really love me ::weeps:::
Gerontological Gems & Tornadoes & Social Participation: OT-related!! Well except for the tornado part
My random OTish post of the day
OT definitions make OT students cry
Augh! Explosion at UT! Drama yo!
Part 2 of our 1st few days of OT school...with OT pictures!! Ooh!
Our first few days of OT school...with OT pictures!! Ooh!
OT-related reader mail catch-up!!
Random assortment of pictures from the last week...
Occupational therapy OT OTS occupational therapy student OH PLEASE GOOGLE READ ME
You know you want to join AOTA!
We are officially back to class...MOT Class of 2009, baby.
MOT Class of 2010 starts today! Awww their new faces...
I'm an angry passionary about OT right now
Removing architectural and attitudinal barriers!
Prep courses for NBCOT Exam
Yay! No certification needed for OTs doing specialty wheelchair evals!
Environmental modification & OT & Levers
My OT life is OVER!! OVER I TELL YOU!!
Pictures from the trip..OT class starts soon...
Random Pictures Part 2
Random pictures Part 1
Merry Christmas Eve ...
Thank my sister for my crushed OT identity...
Don't fall down!! OT Neuro Lab
Occupational Therapy School Withdrawal?
Pumpkin muffins and Spanish. There is no relation.
The Centennial Vision EXPLODES
OT is NOT just walking up and down the halls...!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Leadership comes in many forms...
A pseudo developmental profile on Chase, Super Hero 2.5 year old...
OT Tips from an amazing Preschool Special Ed Teacher...
Oh-Tee Makes Me Hap-Ee
More points from the "Cookie Gimp"
Cookie Gimp" says...learn more about Disability Activists
i am still alive
Books galore...interest in the life of others
Professional Development Evaluations...it's all over!
The Kitchen Sink Frame of Reference & Other Random Resources
The Recycling Occupational Therapist
PLEASE SEND ME MATERIAL!
Review of "Ordinary Miracles"...
edhelper.com a great free site...
You know you've been in OT School too long when...
Occupational Therapy Students Talk About Gingerbread Houses
How Not to Spend The Night Before Professional Development Evaluations for OT School
Tomorrow.........Frames of Reference
Gingerbread houses and PDE are TOMORROW!
Occupational profiles...I can't stop myself
Pediatric occupational therapy treatment project by OT Student Anna
Occupational therapy with sick babies?!
Professional Development Evaluations....make it stoppppppppppp
Treatment Projects for Pediatrics Lab in OT school!
A bad day became a good day...
neurological aspects of occupational performance final tomorrow!
Today....oh today....occupational therapy labs galore...
My OT blog blitz is complete
Advance for OT Practitioners: Check it out
Rehab consumer vs Occupational Therapist: Show-down
OT Identity: Ramblings
Tips from NBCOT/AOTA Conclave for OT students Part 1
Tips from NBCOT/AOTA Conclave for OT students
Conclave shout-outs to my fellow OT peeps...I'm so 2000.
My OT blog goals for the night.
Brevity is the soul of occupational therapy wit.
Muffins for OT...Treatment projects....rain....did I mention OT....
What is in YOUR OT toolbox?
My S.I. board game and other events...
Cognitive Performance Test - Assessment for OTs
AOTA/NBCOT Student Conclave...poorest edited movie EVER
I'm home from OT Student Conclave
Updates from Pittsburgh!
Guess who is stuck in Pittsburgh???
Saturday, November 17th, AOTA/NBCOT National Student Conclave, in Pittsburgh, PA
I AM IN PITTSBURGH!!!!!! STUDENT CONCLAVE!!!
Allens Cognitive Level Screen - lab for Occupational Therapy Students
Brain Train - Technique for OT Students
Prosthetic Lab for OT Students
Sensory Integration Lab for Occupational Therapy Students
P R O D U C T I V I T Y S P E L L S Y A Y
Sometimes the irony hurts....
Chicken Soup for the Occupational Therapy Soul
"The Occupational Therapy Address" by Abraotham Lincotln
Rehab hospital from a consumer perspective...
OT isn't perfect, but nothing is!
An EASY Day in the life of an OT Student
A Day in the Life of a Singapore OT Student
SOAP Notes, Frames of Reference, Treatment approaches...aughhhh
Student Conclave in PA this weekend!
Version 1 of ACL
Amputation Lab, Sensory Integration Lab, Allen's Cognitive Levels, Brain Train Video
AUGH! Google video is messing up!
Sensory Integration Lab & ALCS Videos are UP!
Visual perceptual skills: do you have them?
Sensory Integration/Sensory Re-Ed Teaser
Amputee Lab - Occupational Therapy Students
The good news and the bad news...
AUGH ALLEN'S COGNITIVE LEVELS LEATHER LACING STUFF AUGH
The Centennial Vision
Oh my first OT blog landmark!! Yay!!
I love Special Care babies! I wanna be a SCU OT!
Orientation for Incoming OT Students
Friday Night Occupational Therapy Student Social at Bigfoot Lodge
MOT Class of 2009 Slide show of Semester 2
Minnesota Rate of Manipulation - Normal, Blind, and our own state versions
I am so tired...
Happy Occupational Therapy Belated Halloween.
Today, we had cross-state yoga.
Handwriting for Occupational Therapists (OTs) - development, assessment, treatment
Visual-perception, LOTCA, Scorable, Minnesota Rate of Manipulation...occupational therapy labs galore
Brain Train, Minnesota Rate of Manipulation, and a Good Day
Clients & body fluids
A hodgepodge of random insanity
Handwriting - how an occupational therapist can help
I am not a rote-ational therapist, I AM AN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST!!! (student)
I repeat: AUGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH
A long day! Not much else to say!
OT is all about the duct tape...
My cortical systems are failing me
Happy Birthday to Me! And my twin! Happy Birthday Dear Future Occupational Therapist...
Someone. Is. Going. To. Die. Miss. OTPF. Is. Going. To Go. Postal.
How to pack for a stay in a rehabilitation hospital
Final day of Adult Physical Dysfunction Level I Occupational Therapy Fieldwork!
The Ultimate Irony - with an update
Day 9/10 of Adult Physical Dysfunction Level I Occupational Therapy Fieldwork!
Day 8/10 of Adult Physical Dysfunction Level I Occupational Therapy Fieldwork!
Days 6 and 7 of Adult Phys Dys Level I Fieldwork in Occupational Therapy
TOTA Conference 2007
I half-won a TOTA scholarship!!!
Day 5 of Phys Dys Level I OT Fieldwork + TOTA
Day 4/10 of Adult Phys Dys Level I Fieldwork
Day 3/10 of Adult Phys Dys Level I Fieldwork
Level 1 Fieldwork Adult Phys Dys Day 2!
AOTA, AOTPAC, _OT Associations....jklmnopqrst
Laundry lists: Yay or nay?
My first day of my OT Level 1 Fieldwork in Adult Phys Dys
OT Superheroes take over the world!!
Occupational Therapist Student = Tree Killer
Sounds like...you need an OT (sings)
Augh!!! Augh!! Augh!!
Occupational voyeurism and LOVE
And then I poke a goniometer in his eyeball...
Laundry list of occupational therapy student tasks
Three steps to kinesiotaping failure
I'm famous, for real this time...
Thermal Modalities Course for Occupational Therapists - pics
Crayon Nibbles - Crayons for Little Hands
Severe Suffering of Occupational Atrophy Disorder (OAD)
Occupational therapy blogging neglect
Thermal Modalities for Occupational Therapists/Students
When OT students get together...
Just call me OT Student Debbie Downer
Forget balance, I am STRESSED!!! MAKE EVERYONE STOP CRYING!
The Balance of Occupations
CHAKRA POWER BY OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY STUDENT MEG
Occupational therapy blog teasers
Therapeutic Handling Lab Part II
The Valpar Component Work Sample 7: Multi-Level Sorting.
Augmentative Communication/Adaptive Technology Lab
Neuro, Destressing, lions and tigers and bears
Therapeutic Handling Occupational Therapy Lab Demonstration
Backpack Awareness Day
Therapeutic Handling Lab
Heart Walk 2007
Wooie, too much stuff is going on
Don't cry for me Argentina/Occupational Therapy Students
Biometrics Lab - Biofeedback
Yay! Yay! Yay!
The story of my occupationally not so therapeutic weekend
Hoyer Lift Help?
Lab Paradise! Biometrics and AAC left to describe.
Feeding Lab, based on SOS protocol + other feeding programs
Origami Boxes - Media Lab
Reiki & Chakra Bear- Intro for Occupational Therapy Students
Binder Overload - OT Students Bewarned
Kinesiotaping Lab for Occupational Therapy Students
The Arrogance Rollercoaster + Lots of Labs
Sorry, no real post today, but I once again can survive occupational therapy school
Overwhelmed but still begging for more, I'm masOTchistic
I live in an occupational therapy bubble
Augh! Okay, at least read about schizophrenia on Patti's blog
The Dance of the Prosthetic Arm Fairy
Overwhelmed! Occupational therapy school is kicking my gluteus maximus right now.
Top Ten Ways to Impress your Occupational Therapy Professors
There is more than one way to skin a kiwi.
i'm a maniac, maniac...occupational therapist maniac part II
im a maniac, maniac...occupational therapist maniac
I now present to you...new OT students in the blogosphere
My occupational therapy goals for the night and babies watching TV
12-steps revisited. A visit to AA
No-sew blanket making + Pathology + Random OT day
Pondering being an occupational therapy role model and 12-steps
Life is crazy! Let me throw a few bones out there
I'm not dead, but my stat count is.
Play therapy memories...I got to see Celia!
They call me...Miss OTPF.
A good but tiring day.
OT thought of the day and promises of future OTPF-CRAZINESS
Group leading and Leatherworking
Quick update on leading group in OT
"You could kill your patient..."
Basic Study Tips for Incoming/Current OT Students
Day 2: I'm a ghost again
SENSORY ISSUES UNPLUGGED
Boo, this Sunday is no fun
Medication Management for Geriatric Patients
Shout-outs to my new readers and to my newly arrogant self
Volunteer to hold babies :)
Random occupational therapy nuggets of joy
Blog Comment Devastation- I need reader advice
air conditioner fixed
bad bad day
Quote of the Day/Thought of the Day
"Top 10 reasons I love being an occupational therapy student that (gasps for air) also has access to eye-opening fantastic disability blog carnivals!"
New RehabCare blog linked to me!
Occupational Therapy as illustrated by LOLcats
You love me, you really love me! And I love OT school! And OT blogs!
Stream of conciousness, statcounter, Star dust...salliteration...silliness
Our session on neuro-IFRAH
Wheelchair Lab and Wheelies
A productive day! OT Diversity, baby
I now present to you a little thing I like to call "Priorities Shifting" due to OT school.
Wow I'm like dying from sleepiness
I swear on a stack of bibliotherapy
giant research test tomorrow nooooooooo
neuro-IFRAH and sleep and swimming and augh sleep deficits did I mention sleep
Neuro-IFRAH - yay!
Jello Cereal: My OT skills are lacking
Holy cow! I really AM famous! But not.
Holding babies in a hospital, or appealing to a Philanthropist, it never ends
An Emic Perspective
4am, I hate you
We're stars....check it out
The weekend goes by too quickly
A year of fame
Oh, Wellbutrin: A Torrid Love Affair
I am too wired to sleep so I present to you a cool website I just found
Student therapy blog ot nicu burn ot school blog
I'm such a slacker
giant test tomorrow augh
Grumpy to Golden. Well kinda.
Where you "smell like formaldehyde with glitter on your face..." - that's occupational therapy school for you.
A normal day in occupational therapy school
Nikki: a feline SOAP note
A quiet day.
I'm a histrionic. No just kidding. No really. No....
update to the update: I am a magic sleuth, call me Sherlock
Let's just add in a little cheery update
Ow. That will be all.
I forgot to share the best part about today.
Hmmmmmmm, inchoate thoughts secondary to sleep deprivation
Visual Calendars: A therapeutic technique?
The days are going by too quick...
La la la...the start of week 2
Oh yeah, PS
Day 5: Woodworking and Wheelchair Mobility!
The end of the week draws neigh, or whatever that means...
I need a shout-out, yo
Day 3: Better day!
Day 2: Good lectures, but administratively STRESSFUL!
My first day back...I survived!
Augh!! Classes start tomorrow!
My grandmother is a flamingo: A mini geriatric occupational profile
My boring day, sorry...a better post tomorrow
My experience with burncare (and a little bit of randomosity)
In OT Land, every day is Independence Day!
My random day...
Feeding group and leadership
Hanging with classmates & the reason I'm not in philosophy school
Mohawks and Henna: Ideas for treating cancer with fun
Hodgepodge of thoughts
On the road again....
Lessons come to life: observations in the NICU and SCU
OTs put the FUN in functional
A Snail's Pace: Patience is a Virtue
Don't judge a book by its cover
Typical feeding session
There's no "I" in TEAM...groupwork.
OT Practice & Blogging
Mental Health: Autobiography Poem
Hallmark OT Appreciation Cards
Every book I've read so far mentions OT at least once...
How I like to learn and why I blog
A little light reading...
School vacation = brain fog
This OT blog is making me OT blogging mad.
I'm still alive, I swear...
I'm turning into an OT superhero! In my dreams at least
Fieldwork: Scary, scary times
Celia: The reason I am in OT school
I can has OT?
Anything can happen, anything can be.
I will be changed.
I'm gonna be a weird OT
Ora Ruggles: Queen of Struggles
Shaken Baby Syndrome
Ding dong, the week is dead...
Your weekends are taken over too...
Look Me In the Eye - a blog by a man with Asperger's.
Some kids are natural OTs
Yay for AOTA!
Another OT student blog I just found
OTs Helping in a Private Residence
Disability Do's and Dont's
Say Loving Through Occupation
We survived our first biomechanics practical!
The Ashley Treatment
OT Drama - We need a show called The O.T.
Youtube.com - OT
OT School Rocks!
Lessons from OT...
Be prepared for a lot of reading!
Tips to Incoming MOT Students
The AOTA wants YOU!
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