Tag Archives: occupational therapy

OTs Can Help You Put Your Best Fork Forward

March is National Nutrition Month, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is encouraging everyone to “Put Your Best Fork Forward.” With every bite we take, we can make small food choices that improve our health. This week is also … Continue reading

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Occupational Therapy Month: 30+ Years of NIDILRR Research

In its 30+ year history, the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) has funded over 40 research projects that deal with occupational therapy (OT) and more than 250 items from the NIDILRR community can be found … Continue reading

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OT Month is Here!

April is Occupational Therapy Month (#OTMonth), sponsored by the American Occupational Therapy Association. Occupational therapists (OTs) are crucial to helping people who have experienced a disability-causing injury or illness to get back to daily life, whether that means learning how … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community -April 2015

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. Each month, we look through the searches on our blog and through the information requests made by our patrons who speak Spanish and … Continue reading

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April is OT Month – Add These Resources to Your Toolbox!

The American Occupational Therapy Association has declared April to be Occupational Therapy Month! Occupational therapists (OTs) are clinically trained professionals who help people with disabilities and those recovering from illness and injury to do the things they want and need … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, June 2 – Friday, June 6

Policy: In shift, Supreme Court moves away from ‘mental retardation’ (Disability Scoop) A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling clarifying what constitutes intellectual disability also marked a major milestone in efforts to put an end to use of the term “mental … Continue reading

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NARIC to exhibit at American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference and Expo!

NARIC will be at the American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference and Expo (#AOTA14) in Baltimore, MD this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday!  More than 5,000 occupational therapy professionals are expected to meet and share research and resources on the latest … Continue reading

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April is Occupational Therapy Month: Live Life to the Fullest!

April is Occupational Therapy Month and this year’s theme is “Occupational Therapy: Living Life to Its Fullest™.” Occupational therapy (OT) is focused on engaging individuals in meaningful activities of daily life (such as self-care skills, education, work, or social interaction) … Continue reading

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OT Month: Occupational Therapy and Technology

Another quick search from our REHABDATA database. This time it’s occupational therapy and technology. http://www.naric.com/research/results.cfm?search=2&type=all&phrase=no&criteria=occupational%20therapy%20technology Happy reading!

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Occupational Therapy Month: OT and Sensory Disabilities

Many people associate occupational therapy with strokes, brain injuries, and other disabilities that may affect motor control. It can be applied in many other areas, however. Here’s a look at research on OT and sensory disabilities (blindness, deafness, etc,). OT … Continue reading

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