Rehabilitation Professionals are suffering from moral injury leading to burnout
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Rehabilitation Professionals are suffering from moral injury leading to burnout

Have you heard the term moral injury? It is becoming an increasingly important and widely discussed topic in healthcare medical circles. It is not a new concept, however, it is one that is gaining more attention and recognition in the rehabilitation field.  This includes occupational therapists, physical therapists, and speech therapists. In a nutshell, moral…

Should Families Always Pursue an Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis?
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Should Families Always Pursue an Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis?

As a pediatric occupational therapist, I used to encourage the families who asked, to pursue an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis because it opened up doors.  In the states that I have worked in, sometimes that meant an easier time getting an IEP.  More services from early intervention.  Automatic qualification into the district special education preschool. …