How to Become a Pediatric Occupational Therapist
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How to Become a Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Occupational therapy involves working hands-on helping different patients to get back to or learning everyday tasks or “occupations”. OTs help individuals of all ages develop, recover, or maintain the skills needed to complete daily living and work activities. Pediatric occupational therapists specifically work with children under the age 18 in many varied settings. Many are…

What’s the Difference Between Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy?
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What’s the Difference Between Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy?

What are the differences between occupational therapy and physical therapy? Let’s explore the differences. Occupational therapy and physical therapy are often confused. In many healthcare settings, they work on similar skills, but from different perspectives. Both professions require a strong academic background. OT requires a master’s degree and physical therapy requires a doctorate degree. Both…

How do you Incorporate a VISUAL Component into Vestibular Integration Activities?
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How do you Incorporate a VISUAL Component into Vestibular Integration Activities?

Vestibular integration activities are one of my very favorite treatment techniques as an occupational therapist! Improved function in many different areas can be seen by activating the vestibular system and incorporating a visual component. For children who are either over-reactive or under-reactive to vestibular input incorporating a VISUAL component into vestibular activities is essential. This…