Tag Archives: OT

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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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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El Mes de Terapia Ocupacional: Más de 30 años de investigación de NIDILRR

En su historia de más de 30 años, el Instituto Nacional de la Investigación sobre la Discapacidad, Vida Independiente, y Rehabilitación (NIDILRR por sus siglas en inglés) ha financiado más de 40 proyectos de investigación que se ocupan de la … 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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Resumen Semanal de las Noticias sobre la Discapacidad: Lunes, 2 de Junio – Viernes, 6 de Junio

Política: En cambio, el Tribunal Supremo se aleja de “retraso mental” (Disability Scoop) Un reciente fallo de la Corte Suprema de EEUU que aclaren la definición de discapacidad intelectual también marcó un hito importante en los esfuerzos para poner fin … 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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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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