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Written by Katie Shniderman, Published on October 2, 2018

As a fieldwork student or new grad, it can be overwhelming when you realize how much there still is to learn, particularly in an ever-changing and expanding field like health care. Without PowerPoint slides to study or a professor’s lecture to listen to, it’s hard to know where or how to even begin.

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Topics:CareersinterviewsNew Grad Successpodcastssocial mediatechnology

Written by Dominic Lloyd-Randolfi, Published on May 3, 2018

[box type="shadow" align="" class="" width=""]I was a Junior in high school when I found occupational therapy through volunteer work at a local hospital. The OT room had a positive vibe and the therapists showed great caring for each patient. It drew me in and I never looked back! My early career focused on adult rehabilitation. I started in acute care and eventually moved to hand therapy. However, it was the birth of my own two boys that changed everything.

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Topics:Careershand therapyinterviewnon-clinical careerspediatricstechnology

Written by Devin Diedrich, Published on April 12, 2018

With the ever-expanding world of technology, it’s only fitting that we assume robots will eventually attempt to take over our profession, right?

At only a 0.35% chance of becoming automated (Barber, 2017), OTs should remain gainfully employed in the years to come . . . as long as Boston Dynamics stays out of the therapy-robot world, that is. Robots are starting to make their presence in our OT world, but maybe not in the capacity that popular sci-fi would suggest.

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Topics:Clinicalhand therapyneuroplasticityroboticsstroke therapytechnology

Written by Kyla Salisbury, Published on September 18, 2017

School-based apps for occupational therapy are a must have in the age of the iPhone and iPad.

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Topics:applicationsappsCareersClinicalipadiphonepediatricsschool basedtechnology

Written by Shannen Marie Coley OTR/L, Published on May 17, 2017

In the era of social media and smartphones, occupational therapy websites are abundant!

Connecting with other occupational therapists from a wide variety of practice areas, settings, backgrounds, and cultural contexts has never been easier.

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Written by Grant Mitchell MOT, OTR/L, Published on April 26, 2017

Staying connected to prominent occupational therapists and organizations is easy using social media and OT Twitter accounts.

Twitter provides a simple and efficient platform for OTs and therapy organizations to provide concise, informative, and thought-provoking therapy information. For those of you who, like myself, have been living under a rock for the last few years, Twitter has gained traction as a primary avenue to disseminate information.

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