Jess and Natalie explore strategies for managing changes in behavior following traumatic brain injury. We talk about some common causes of agitated behavior, how best to quantify behaviors, and strategies to prevent and reduce agitated behaviors.
Natalie and Jess interview Jennie Digrado, who uses hippotherapy as a means of providing occupational therapy services. We explore the challenges of goal setting, documentation, and treatment planning in an unconventional practice setting.
Natalie and Jess explore the role of OT in promoting intimacy, and talk with Danielle Centi on ways to tactfully introduce the topic with a variety of populations.
In this episode, Natalie and Jess talk with Occupational Therapist Brittany Connors about her role in facilitating community reintegration for women in the department of corrections.
Jess and Natalie discuss CHARGE Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder. They interview Chad and Hollie St. Arnold, whose daughter, Cora, has CHARGE, about their experiences with learning about this condition and helping their daughter be as participatory, independent, and happy as possible.
Jess and Natalie explore the anatomical changes that contribute to lymphedema, and talk with Certified Lymphedema Specialist Kaye Rubio about strategies for daily management of chronic lymphedema following breast cancer treatment.
Jess and Natalie talk with Nicole Habovick about the emerging science supporting infant-driven feeding protocols to be used in the NICU.
Jess and Natalie discuss the ways in which OT can intervene to make positive changes for individuals with diabetes.
This episode reviews the available training programs for job training and return-to-work training. The scope of options are addressed, including for individuals with developmental disabilities, mental illness, and acquired disabilities.