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Staying Sharp with AARP!

  AARP has just announced its Staying Sharp campaign with a series of tools calibrated to help people exercise their brain health. They help you keep abreast of the latest articles and news on mental health, as well as brain boosting activities and recipes! People can now create an account, take a small assessment, and get specialized…

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Tech Modifications for the Home Health Patient

Rehabilitation therapy has always been focused on returning patients to their home in the quickest, safest and healthiest ways possible. But with the recent changes in healthcare costs, coverage, and policies, getting patients home feels like it can never be soon enough to a treating therapist. So how can therapists accomplish this goal in even faster ways while…

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Occupational Therapists Rejoice! 75 Tools for $1 or Less

Looking to revamp your therapy materials but don’t want to spend a lot of money? Well you’re in luck! Occupational therapists from around the country have compiled a list of 75 different tools they use that can be acquired for $1 or less. Examples include: paper plates, lint rollers, scrabble pieces, and more! Don’t worry,…

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iPad Apps for Apraxia of Speech

Ever been with a client with Apraxia of speech and felt like you wished you could have better measured their progress and more effectively targeted their errors? This can be a daunting task for sure! Luckily, ASHA has a webinar available to anyone and everyone that is devoted to evidence-based iPad apps for Apraxia of speech. Learn how…

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The Powers of Occupational Therapy

As therapists, we work together frequently. Sometimes we are aware of what each other do, and sometimes we can’t fathom what each are working on with their clients. The important part, however, is that our clients and their doctors are aware of our goals and how we can improve our clients’ lives. The American Occupational…

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iPads + Dysphagia Therapy = iPhagia Therapy

Dysphagia is one of those areas of therapy that can be difficult to explain to your patient, caregivers, and other professionals. And assessing dysphagia is an ever evolving creature. Moreover, buy-in from the patient and caregivers is critical for the success of dysphagia treatment. So how can you make this process more visual and interactive?…

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