Glass Half Full
Self-Advocacy and Assertive Communication

Inside the Episode

Jess and Natalie talk with Tracy Jalaba, Lindsey Reeves, Rebecca Cunningham, and Samantha Valasek about the role of occupational therapy in teaching the skills of self-advocacy and assertive communication. We discuss potential barriers to self-advocacy and assertive communication, and ways to address these skills. Our guests present several case examples of intervention for individuals with autism, Multiple Sclerosis, chronic pain, and diabetes and obesity.

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