How confident are you with testing primitive reflexes?

Did anyone else graduate from school only to feel that their education around primitive reflexes was lacking?  You aren’t alone if you feel that way (Psst…spoiler alert, scroll to the bottom for a link to a course that can change this for you).  As a pediatric occupational therapist, I have made a habit of assessing […]

Occupational Therapy – Doctorate OR Masters

This post was written by our friend, Brandi Myles, OTS. She gives her reasons for choosing her course of study. Hello all, As I am nearing the end of my OTD program I have compiled a list of 4 reasons I am happy I chose the doctoral route. FIRST I can be a bit of […]

5 OT Tips for Boosting Productivity

OT is BOOMING! We are in demand and are showing our unique value.   Occupational therapy is growing by leaps and bounds and it’s a beautiful thing! As an educator, I see how excited students are about entering OT. There’s also no shortage of children awaiting much-needed services. Therapists show how beautiful it is to use […]

5 Tips to Celebrate Occupational Therapy Month!

HAPPY OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY MONTH! OT Month is a time to reflect and celebrate the unique value of our profession. There’s so much to learn and share when it comes to our work in all settings! We can even start community programs and work in telehealth! Here are 5 Tips to help celebrate OT Month this […]

9 Tips For New Therapy Grads

Welcome to the world of Pediatric therapy! Overview:  This post celebrates the excitement of starting out in your new career as a pediatric therapist (occupational therapist, speech-language pathologist, or physical therapist).  It shares 9 tips for new grads and also provides some resources to save for the future! You would be hard-pressed to find a […]

Tips for Passing the NBCOT® Exam

Why is the NBCOT® Exam so Hard to Pass? Today’s guest blogger is Shannon Corcoran, OTR. Thank you to for the following tips. As someone who had to take the NBCOT® Exam three times, I can speak on just how hard it is to pass that exam. Unlike other exams, students took during their academic tenures, […]

5 Tips to Keep From Burning Out

OTs, we all feel pressure….productivity requirements, complete CEUs, make sure your work trainings are done, and finish up that looming stack of paperwork on your desk. What are a few things you can do to get out of the rut and refresh your clinic and sessions?   1) Review your goals and treatment plans with […]