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Earn your OT CEUs by listening for free to our episodes, then logging into the OT Potential Club to take a quiz and earn a certificate. In each episode, we discuss new OT-related research and invite an expert guest to pull out actionable takeaways. Perfect for occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants. Episodes are released every other week.
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Join me in Belle's OT Corner where we explore all things paediatric occupational therapy! This podcast is dedicated to sharing easily accessible information, breaking down occupational therapy concepts, language and jargon. Ultimately helping support parents, carers and teachers build their confidence, up-skill their knowledge and allow for increased understanding of the children in their lives. Each season of Belle's OT corner will tackle various topics related to paediatric OT. So, whether ...
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On The air

Stephanie Lancaster

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Welcome to On The air, a podcast for individuals interested in learning about the profession of occupational therapy. Through interviews and dialogue on each episode of the show, we will explore topics, exchange ideas, become better informed, and gain a dose of inspiration as we talk about topics and ideas related to the field of OT.
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What is your Patch in Occupational Therapy? Not sure what I am talking about? Join me as I talk about my OT journey as an OTD student. I will be discussing my patches in OT, grad school struggles and joys, hot-topics in OT, and most of all YOUR stories of your Patch in OT. This podcast allows for OTs to think outside the box of possible healthcare fields OT would thrive in. So, what is your patch?
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OT Uncorked

Miranda Rennie

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OT Uncorked is a podcast for wine-loving OTs, pairing wine and hot topics in occupational therapy. Hosted by Miranda Rennie and featuring guests from the profession, OT Uncorked was created to learn from people doing ordinary and extraordinary work across OT settings and share resources with other practitioners. Miranda is an OT who is passionate about providing holistic care for people with neurologic conditions. She is a small-town East Coaster living in Los Angeles, CA. Miranda hopes you ...
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OT 4 Lyfe

Sarah Putt, MA, OTR/L

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OT 4 Lyfe looks to connect and inspire occupational therapy practitioners of all kinds. Join us as we go in depth to explore the research, issues, and people that influence the lives of OT students, practitioners, and their clients. Because for us, occupational therapy is more than just a job.
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BOT Podcast

Michelle Eliason

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reTHINK OT is an Occupational Therapy Podcast of short audio content to help you to REDEFINE what it is to be an occupational therapy practitioner. At Buffalo Occupational Therapy (outpatient OT clinic) we are #RehabRebels teaching clinicians the FULL scope of occupational therapy practice. OT is science driven, medically-oriented, top-down, and CUTTING EDGE--it's time for therapists to start respecting their own profession and understanding that OTs do the upper body AND the lower body, GAI ...
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The Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists is the professional membership association for occupational therapists in Ontario, Canada. In this OSOT podcast series, we discuss everything that new occupational therapy graduates need to know to transition into the workforce successfully. This series was created and is hosted by Lindsay Rideout, a second year occupational therapy student from the University Toronto.
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Spill the OT Podcast is a judgement-free zone to spill all of the tea about OT, PT, and SLP. We talk to REAL therapists out in the field to learn about the ups, downs, and everything in between. No topics are off limits! Let's chat salary, medicare, student loans, the good, the bad, all things therapy. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/spilltheot/support
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Calling all beginners and experienced wrestlers! Wrestling isn't an easy sport. Gathering all of the information you need to be successful used to be hard. Now it is easy. Join Coach Tre and Coach Nick as they and their special guests talk about the many different aspects of the sport of wrestling. They've already made the mistakes and now you don't have to. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wrestlingcore/support
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The Writing Glitch is brought to you by Dotterer Educational Consulting. Our Founder and Owner, Cheri Dotterer, is the host. Build courage, compassion, and collaboration to help students thrive and grow leaders that transcend a lifetime, regardless of dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia, using sensory-motor processing and neuroscience-based instructional interventions. No Pencil Required! We interview teachers, therapists, and parents about how they have seen a transformation in children h ...
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Send us a Text Message. Join me for the final episode of our motor skills season, where we uncover the secrets of effectively supporting kids motor skills development through modelling and language. We explore how to make a significant impact on their understanding and performance, through the adults use of modelling, language and embracing mistake…
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This week, we present a Recast of a previous “roundtable discussion” between Rachel, Chris, and previous host Lucas Stuber on early intervention and AAC! (Note: Recast episodes are episodes from the early days of TWT that Chris and Rachel want to highlight again). In this episode, Rachel shares her experiences with using AAC with very young childre…
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This week, we share a “Recast” of Chris’s interview with Kathy Howery! “Recast” episodes are episodes from the early days of Talking with Tech (with improved audio) that share important ideas Chris and Rachel want to highlight! Kathy is an AAC specialist, researcher, and educational consultant from Alberta, Canada who emphasizes the importance of u…
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If you have not been paying attention to recent statistics on drowning, you need to be. After decades of decline, deaths by drowning are on the rise. Groups already at higher risk have seen the greatest increases in drowning deaths. This includes adults ages 65 years and older of all races and ethnicities, as well as Black people of all ages. But t…
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Send us a Text Message. Today we unravel the fine motor progression children go through to move from banging toys to expertly tying shoelaces. We break down key concepts such as dexterity, in-hand manipulation, and motor planning elements. This episode is all about appreciating and understanding how these skills enable children to engage in their d…
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This week, Chris interviews Caroline Woeber! Caroline is an SLP specializing in AAC at Children’s Hospital Colorado, including working at their Angelman/Chromosome 15 Disorder clinic. Caroline shares all about supporting communication and AAC in the hospital environment, training parents and caregivers about AAC, identifying next steps when teachin…
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WARNING: Due to Tourette's Syndrome, this file was not edited, so you could hear the frustration of connecting with someone with this condition. It is a co-morbid condition with ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorders. Mr. Morrow does not use profanity, which is sometimes associated with this disorder. Mr. Morrow shares his remarkable journey of overcom…
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This week, Chris is interviewed by Benjamin Gibbs! Benjamin is a student at George Mason University studying Assistive Technology who is completing a school project interviewing Chris, and Chris asked if the conversation could go on the podcast! Ben has cerebral palsy that affects his walking gait and verbal speech. He uses a combination of verbal …
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Functional neurological disorder (FND) has been called a “silent epidemic,” a “crisis” in neurology, and psychiatry’s “blind spot.” And, I have to admit it has been a huge personal blind spot for me. Luckily, others in the OT community have been hard at work standardizing care for these patients. Multidisciplinary treatment, including referral to O…
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Join Cheri Dotterer as she interviews Cindy Frederick-Fulton, an occupational therapy assistant, hippotherapy practitioner, and farm owner, about her unique approach to helping students with writing challenges. Cindy shares her inspiring story of combining her diverse passions to create a virtual learning program that uses horses to motivate and im…
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Send us a Text Message. Can understanding motor planning transform the way you help children navigate their daily activities? This episode of Belle's OT Corner uncovers the world of motor planning and praxis, shedding light on the cognitive processes that enable us to execute everyday tasks effortlessly. Imagine the complexity of simple actions lik…
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This week, we share Chris’s interview with Amy Mayer! Amy is the founder and CEO of friEdTech (https://friedtechnology.com/), a company that provides educational technology (EdTech) professional development for educators. Amy talks about her recent book, Beyond Worksheets, which provides resources for teachers to utilize EdTech tools and to inclusi…
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Communication is the cornerstone of any relationship, but its significance is magnified in the parent-child dynamic. In this conversation, Billy Ivanova emphasizes that effective communication is not just about talking; it’s about listening, understanding, and connecting on a deeper level. ***********************************************************…
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This week, we share Rachel's interview with Karina Carter and Nicole Young! Karina Carter is a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) at Children’s TheraPlay, where horses are used therapeutically to support children with disabilities and/or unique needs, including complex communicators! Nicole is the mother of TY, an AAC User who is one of Karina’s cli…
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The world desperately needs OT leaders. It needs leaders that can think holistically. It needs leaders that understand both individual level change and systems level change. It needs storytellers, collaborators, and compassionate thinkers. And, these are the qualities of an occupational therapy professional. Today, we’ll explore a paper on best pra…
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Send us a Text Message. How do the brain's hemispheres work together to help you perform everyday tasks like dressing or writing? Discover practical strategies to support your child's bilateral coordination through engaging. We'll talk through the three stages of bilateral coordination—symmetrical, reciprocal, and asymmetrical. Whether it's catchin…
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This week, we share Rachel’s interview with the amazing Occupational Therapist (OT) Elisa Wern! Along with being a school-based OT, Elisa speaks and writes about issues related to AAC and OT, including that OTs can have a critical role in the AAC consideration and implementation process! Elisa shares ideas for supporting students with sensory proce…
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In this episode of The Writing Glitch, I speak with Jacqueline Davies, the founder of Clever Noodle, a company that creates games aligned with the science of reading. We discuss the importance of evidence-based reading instruction, the role of games in literacy development, and the challenges of addressing the literacy crisis in our schools. Jacque…
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On this episode, occupational therapy practitioner Cindy Molnar, COTA/L, talks about the role of occupational therapy (OT) in working with people diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) - also referred to as Lou Gehrig's Disease. Cindy has been a second career OT assistant for over 10 years, primarily working in a sub-acute rehabilitatio…
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This week, we present Chris’s interview with some of the Fairfax County Public Schools AT Team: Jeff Sisk, Meaghan Tracy, Jennifer Carr, Ashley Kiley, and Colleen Kalamajka! They gather to share about the life of AAC/AT Specialist Jeff Powers, who passed away in 2023. They celebrate some of the many things he brought to his work with AAC, including…
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This week, we share Chris’s interview with Dr. Yoosun Chung, former president of USSAAC, activist, professor at George Mason University, and AAC user! Dr. Chung shares about her journey from South Korea to the United States to learn English and pursue higher learning, her first introduction to high-tech AAC as a doctoral student in assistive techno…
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In a massive 53 page treatment guideline on Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), the authors state: “Occupational therapists are the ideal therapeutic leaders in the functional restoration process…” And, go on to devote 2 pages to what this OT care can entail. In this one hour course, we’ll pull out important implications for OT practice from the…
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In this episode of The Writing Glitch podcast, host Cheri Dotterer welcomes Ashton Rosenhiser, a passionate visual note-taker from Nova Scotia, Canada. Ashton shares her journey of combining creativity with effective communication through her Minds Eye Creative Consulting venture. Tune in to discover practical visual note-taking strategies that can…
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Send us a Text Message. Join me as we discuss postural stability and tone and hoe they can impact upon a child's ability to engage in occupation! This episode is a treasure trove of practical strategies and playful activities that parents and educators can incorporate to support core strength and postural control in kids. I'll guide you through the…
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This week, we share Rachel’s interview with Chantelle Hutchinson (@dysphagiacommunity)! Chantelle is a Speech-Language Pathologist who works with adults with acquired brain injury and progressive neurological conditions. She shares about some of the factors that make working with clients with acquired brain injuries, like traumatic brain injury (TB…
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This week, we share part two of Rachel’s interview with Tiffany Joseph! Tiffany is an autistic mother of three neurodivergent teens, as well as an educator, advocate, and a part-time AAC User with inconsistent verbal speech. She shares about her experience as a gestalt language processor, how she thinks AAC could help students mitigate their gestal…
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In a rapidly changing world, we as OT professionals need collective mobilization like never before. But, it feels like our systems of advocacy are all underfunded and difficult to navigate. Against this backdrop, which can feel discouraging, I think it is critical to shine the light on what I consider one of the greatest OT triumphs of the past dec…
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Send us a Text Message. Let's jump into season 2 - all the components of Motor Development. Embark on a journey of discovery as we unwrap the layers of motor development in children, ensuring every parent and educator is equipped with the knowledge to foster growth. This episode is a quick taster into what is to come, where we don't just focus on t…
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This week, we present Part 1 of Rachel’s interview with the amazing Tiffany Joseph (@nigh.functioning.autism)! Tiffany is an autistic mother of three neurodivergent teens, as well as an educator, advocate, and a part-time AAC User with inconsistent verbal speech. She explains more about situations when verbal speech becomes difficult, the ways that…
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The idea of AI transforming occupational therapy stirs both hopes and fears. Will it help us revolutionize our broken systems? Will it augment the best of our care? Or will it bolster inequality and threaten our jobs? This is a story we are actively writing—and have the power to shape. In this one hour course, we’ll talk to two leading voices on th…
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Welcome to another episode of "The Writing Glitch: Hacking Dysgraphia—No Pencil Required." Today, we're diving deep into the world of number sense, focusing on children, especially those facing learning challenges such as dyscalculia. Joining us is Jonily Zupancic, who brings her expert insights into the often misunderstood concept of number sense.…
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On this episode, occupational therapist Amberlynn Slavin and her husband Ben Slavin share information about SnapType, an app created based on an idea Amberlynn had on a Level I fieldwork clinical rotation while she was in occupational therapy school at Springfield College. The goal of SnapType is to help students complete their schoolwork even when…
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There is a growing public consciousness around the power (and difficulty) of habit change, especially as the impact of chronic conditions soars. And, as we’ll see in the featured scoping review on OT and habit change/health promotion, we’ve been addressing habits since 1912, it is a core part of our 2020 practice framework, and is increasingly embe…
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This week, Chris and Rachel interview Bob Sagoo! Bob is the father of Harchie, an 18-year-old young man with cerebral palsy who uses an AAC device with eye tracking to communicate (along with other modalities). Bob shares about Harchie’s AAC journey, Bob’s work to get Harchie mainstreamed in school, Harchie going to college, and more! Before the in…
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This week, we hear Chris’s interview with Beth Moulam and Joanna Holmes! Beth is a master student, former Paraolympian, a Trustee of Communication Matters (a branch of ISSAC), and patron of a charity called One Voice. She is a multi modal communicator who often uses AAC devices to communicate. Joanna (@mummyvsaac on Instagram) is the mother of Lucy…
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Send us a Text Message. Have you ever considered the complexity of a simple touch, or the challenges that a child might face when their tactile system is out of sync? In today’s episode we delve into the tactile system. Everything from tactile discrimination, tactile defensiveness to hypo responsive to touch. And as always we end with the practical…
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As we dive into another episode of "The Writing Glitch," we're reminded of the power of resilience and determination. Today, we had the privilege of hearing from retired Lieutenant Colonel Jason Pike, whose story is nothing short of inspirational. Jason's journey began with the struggles of learning disabilities, identified early in his life. Despi…
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The number of OT entry-level doctoral (OTD) programs has been expanding rapidly. In 2017 there were 7 programs. As of 2023, there are 95, with an additional 76 in development. The article we'll cover in this course presents early stage research on the doctoral capstone experience and employment opportunities. It backs up what I have now personally …
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This week, Chris interviews Daniel O’Conner and Bradley Haven of All Access Life! All Access Life is a nonprofit that showcases the latest trends and movements in adaptive products and assistive technologies on their website allaccesslife.org. Daniel & Bradley share about how they met when Daniel was Bradley's Aide in high school (Bradley has nonve…
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In a world where education is constantly evolving, it's essential to explore innovative approaches that cater to students' diverse needs. Recently, I had the privilege of interviewing Jeffrey Benson, a seasoned educator, author, and advocate for creating inclusive and supportive learning environments. In our conversation, Benson shared his wisdom o…
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Send us a Text Message. Are the sights and sounds of everyday life overwhelming for some children, or do they crave more stimulation? This episode of Belle's OT Corner dives into the sensory experiences that shape our children’s world, unraveling the impact of visual and auditory inputs on their development and engagement. As an occupational therap…
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I’ve been surprised as my own kids enter elementary school to anecdotally find that constipation is a common reason to miss activities. But, this aligns perfectly with the research we look at today, and the growing concern that constipation has become a public health concern. As many as 32% of kids (0-18) experience constipation. And, a growing num…
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This week, we share Rachel’s interview with Breea Rosas! Breea is a school psychologist who works with educators on how they can implement neurodiversity affirming practices and neurodiversity affirming psychoeducation! Breea shares about the neurodiversity affirming approach and three key areas she works with educators and practitioners to address…
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Welcome to a special edition of The Writing Glitch podcast, where we delve into the fascinating world of puppetry and its role in enhancing literacy skills. In this episode, we enjoyed hosting Carol Richards and Linnea Smith, the dynamic duo behind Richard's Learning Systems. This revolutionary literacy program incorporates puppets, animation, and …
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Send us a Text Message. This week we talk all things taste and smell! How they work, how they can influence and impact upon our days and as always what can you do to help support the children in your life! Follow me on Instagram and Facebook @bellesotcorner for more content and to be the first to know when the next episode is out! Disclaimer: While…
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This week, Rachel interviews Kelley Coleman, speaker, author, and advocate! Kelley talks about her family’s AAC journey and her role as the mother of Aaron, a complex communicator in the 4th grade who uses AAC to communicate. She shares about her new book, Everything No One Tells You About Parenting a Disabled Child, as well as some of the high- an…
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It takes an average of 17 years for evidence to make its way into practice. The fields of knowledge translation and implementation science are seeking to change this. And, today we are looking at a scoping review of knowledge translation research in rehab. To be frank, I think the article is pretty convoluted. (Which is funny since it comes from re…
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This week, Rachel interviews Heidi Rabe, an SLP who specializes in supporting AAC users with complex bodies who use switches and scanning to communicate! Heidi shares a wealth of information about scanning and switches, including how to evaluate if a student needs a switch, working with PT/OT to find the right switch spot, using partner-assisted sc…
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In this episode of The Writing Glitch podcast, I had the pleasure of interviewing Joe Houghton, a remarkable educator, photographer, and University College Dublin Innovation Academy fellow. Our conversation delved into the evolving landscape of education, particularly in the context of remote learning and the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some key ta…
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Send us a Text Message. Join me as we start to dive into interoception! We cover the nitty gritty of what it is, how it can impact upon our occupations and independence and most importantly what you can do to help support the children in your life or that you work with to begin to develop some of these skills. For More information check out: Kelly …
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