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Jammin’ OT

Jammin’ OT

My life has a continuous soundtrack. I listen and move to music as often as possible, all day long, and I select it with care. Time to energize and focus? Maybe Steely Dan or Tom Petty. Need to get centered and calm down? Al Green […]

Comments on The McDonaldization of Medicine (and OT)

Comments on The McDonaldization of Medicine (and OT)

Last month I read a “Viewpoint” article from JAMA Neurology that I found so spot-on, I couldn’t wait to share it with you. These writers, a neurologist and a sociologist, explained why it’s becoming so hard to deliver client-centered services in many settings. I immediately […]

Yerxa’s Authentic OT  “Occupational therapy begins when everyone else has given up.”  —-E.J. Yerxa, OTR- 1966

Yerxa’s Authentic OT “Occupational therapy begins when everyone else has given up.” —-E.J. Yerxa, OTR- 1966

The Eleanor Clark Slagle Award and Lecture is an annual event that honors an American Occupational Therapy Association member who has made unique and substantial contributions to the body of knowledge of our profession through scholarship or clinical practice. In 1966, the brilliant Elizabeth J. […]