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!!Don't Go Pokemon Go!! Privacy, malware, safety, and infringement dangers

Don’t Go Pokemon Go ….& if you must, watch out!  New privacy and safety dangers are being recorded almost every day.  The game is full of health and computer hazards, and has potential to distract workers from their life-saving care. 366 more words

Evidence Based Practice

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Submitted by: Heather R. Porter, Ph.D., CTRS

As healthcare providers, it is imperative to stay up-to-date on current research and best practices; and update our clinical approaches and interventions accordingly. 327 more words

Neuroplasticity (Part 2.)

My previous post on this topic examined neuroplasticity as it naturally occurs over the lifespan, especially during childhood. Today I want to focus more on the therapy approaches that claim to… 1,467 more words

Child Development

Intro to the blog

Welcome to my blog!

This is what I plan to do:

I want to provide occupational therapy clinicians and students current scientific evidence – the cliff’s notes version (might be dating myself a bit with that reference but hope you get the point)! 87 more words

Occupational Therapy

Neuroplasticity (Part 1.)

As it turns out, neuroplasticity is not just a trendy buzzword of the past decade or so; it’s also quite an interesting research topic. Understanding the cognitive neurophysiology behind how we learn, especially during childhood, can help to solidify the sometimes dry-ish theoretical content (in as much as that’s possible, when you’re talking about a spongey lump full of invisible connections). 1,160 more words

Child Development

Understanding Impact Evaluation at DESC

“Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted” Albert Einstein 140 more words


Who ya gonna call? Myth Busters!!

MYTH: There is no real payoff in engaging  patients and families.

FACT:  Health care organizations can reap many benefits from
“activated” patients and families – those who have the knowledge,  338 more words

Evidence Based Nursing