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Written by Matthew Alpert, OTR/L, Published on December 21, 2016

It is that time of year when occupational therapists and OT students return home to spend time with their families for the holidays.

As we know occupational therapy is an ongoing process, so the OT and OTA will always be churning up interesting ideas for treatment approaches that can be holiday oriented. Here is a list of five reasons why everyone should spend the holidays with an OT. A few of these can even be used as examples to explain profession with a holiday twist.

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Topics:Careersfamilyhumortips for new gradswork-life balance

Written by Natasha Freutel, Published on December 12, 2016

As healthcare professionals, we pride ourselves in helping our patients to live healthy, active lives.

A primary goal of Occupational Therapy is to get people moving so they may improve in their daily activities and increase the overall quality of life. The best way to influence others is to practice good habits yourself and not let a busy career cause unnecessary weight gain affecting overall health and well-being. Read Story
Topics:healthNew Grad Successpatientstips for new gradsworkplace

Written by Grant Mitchell MOT, OTR/L, Published on December 7, 2016

This year's conference will be in Philadelphia!

Even as a student, AOTA conference tickets are not cheap. There is also the cost of travel and stay. It can be hard to find the time and money to go to conferences. However, the trip is well worth the price.

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