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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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!
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