5 Reasons to Become an Occupational Therapist

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Deciding on a future career is definitely nerve-wracking. It took me a long time to figure out what I wanted to do, and it ranged from becoming a dentist, a pediatrician, a heart surgeon, a brain surgeon, a filmmaker/artist, an equine veterinarian, a physical therapist, then finally an OT! I've been working as a pediatric … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Become an Occupational Therapist

Outpatient Adult Neuro with Haley

Today's interview is with Haley (who also runs @ThatNerdyNeuroOT on Instagram!). Haley will be sharing about her experience in outpatient adult neuro rehabilitation! My name is Haley and I run @thatnerdyneuroot. I just finished my 6 months of Level II Fieldworks and am currently studying for the NBCOT exam. I have a strong desire to work … Continue reading Outpatient Adult Neuro with Haley

Pediatric ICU with Katelyn

Jumping back into the "Students in the Field" series, today we have Katelyn sharing about her experiences in the pediatric ICU, particularly with cardiac patients. This interview is so interesting, and Katelyn really dives deep into the highs and lows of pediatric acute care. Working in heavily medically-based settings can be so emotionally charged from … Continue reading Pediatric ICU with Katelyn

Therapist-Approved Holiday Gifts for Kids

Now that the holidays are coming up, I've had a lot of parents reach out and ask what gifts they should be considering for their children - so my boss (an amazing speech therapist) and I compiled a list of toys that work on various aspects of physical development and cognition/language development! It can definitely … Continue reading Therapist-Approved Holiday Gifts for Kids

3 Months In… Life As A New-Grad Pediatric OT

Hey guys! It's been a while haha, remember when I made a goal this year to post one blog every week? Yeah, working full-time has definitely changed my goals and priorities! While it feels weird being away from social media, posting almost daily, and sharing almost every part of my life with thousands of people … Continue reading 3 Months In… Life As A New-Grad Pediatric OT