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Written by Aisling Murphy, Published on June 5, 2018

Communicating with parents in pediatric settings can be a stressful part of the collaborative therapy process, especially for new grads. Here, I'll cover some practical strategies to enable effective communication between the OT and the parent.

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Topics:Careerscommunicationfamilyparentspatient educationpediatric occupational therapy

Written by Bridget McNamara, Published on August 1, 2017

You’ve just graduated and passed the NBCOT (YAY!), and now it’s time to find your first early intervention OT job!

You want to work in pediatrics, but where to start? Positions in different settings can provide different benefits and challenges. This article outlines some important considerations for the early intervention (EI) setting to keep in mind during your search for the perfect first position!

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Topics:Careersearly interventionEIfamilyjobsparentspediatrics

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

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