Tag Archives: occupational therapy

Cepytin Foundation: Providing Therapy Services for People with Disabilities in Colombia

The Cepytin Foundation (in Spanish), which was founded in Bogotá, Colombia in 1988, promotes the rights of youth with disabilities and recognizes the possibilities of each person in their functionality, autonomy, and independence. The Foundation provides comprehensive rehabilitation services to … Continue reading

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If You Liked… Occupational Therapy: A Brief History

Our blog post, Occupational Therapy: A Brief History, is very popular with our readers – often landing in the top 10 posts! Occupational therapy (OT) has a long history and NIDILRR supports the field by funding projects that research and … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community on Resources for the Latinx Disability Community for September 2021

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: I am a service provider that works with the Latinx disability community. What information, resources, research are available in … Continue reading

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Occupational Therapy Month:  The Role of OT

April is Occupational Therapy Month.  Occupational therapy (OT) is a client-centered health profession that helps people across the lifespan to do the things they want and need to do through therapeutic use of daily activities (occupations).  Occupational therapists use a … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for February

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: What treatments are available for people with Alzheimer’s disease (AD)? This edition of Answered Questions includes items that discuss … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for December 2018

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: What are physical barriers? This edition of Answered Questions includes items that define physical barriers; describe the research and … Continue reading

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Occupational Therapy: A Brief History

Occupational therapy (OT) celebrated its centennial last year, but what is OT and what is its history? According to the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), OT enables “people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them … Continue reading

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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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