Latest Occupational therapy Stories

2013-12-20 23:04:47

Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation announces workshops for the administration of Dr. Lucy Jane Miller’s new “Goal-Oriented Assessment of Lifeskills” (GOAL); an innovative new evaluation of functional motor abilities needed for daily living in children ages 7-17. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 The Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation announces that it has begun to provide workshops throughout the United States to train therapists in the administration...

2013-12-13 23:01:37

The American Occupational Therapy Association offers tips for reducing holiday-related stress, depression. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 While the holidays are expected to be a time of joy and family get-togethers, the gap between a person’s expectations can lead to feeling overwhelmed and disappointed. Coping with the loss of a loved one, changes in one’s health or financial situation, and seasonal mood disorder can all contribute to feeling blue during the holiday season....

2013-12-11 23:27:48

HomeCEUConnection.com, leading provider of online continuing education for rehab professionals, announces schedule of live, interactive Category A sessions accepted for Oklahoma physical therapists is now open for registration. Plano, TX (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Registration is now open for a schedule of interactive, online Category A continuing education sessions being broadcast by HomeCEUConnection.com. These sessions are accepted as live Category A courses by the Oklahoma Board of...

2013-12-04 23:29:14

Starting in December, The Children’s Spot is offering Social Thinking Groups for children having difficulty with social skills. The groups will continue to be offered throughout 2014. Howard County, MD (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 The Children’s Spot will begin to offer social thinking groups this December for children that are experiencing difficulty with social skills. The 6-week session, run by, occupational therapist, Angela Liston, BCBA/Behavior therapist, Kimahni Peele and speech...

2013-12-04 23:21:24

Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation announces its support of Colorado Gives Day 2013. Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 The Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation announces its support of Colorado Gives Day on December 10, 2013– an initiative to increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving to Colorado charities. Presented by Community First Foundation and FirstBank, Colorado Gives Day is a 24-hour period to “Give where you live” and SPD Foundation will...

Motor Skills Improved After Stroke Using Novel Rehabilitation Device
2013-12-02 09:17:05

Radiological Society of North America Using a novel stroke rehabilitation device that converts an individual's thoughts to electrical impulses to move upper extremities, stroke patients reported improvements in their motor function and ability to perform activities of daily living. Results of the study were presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). "Each year, nearly 800,000 people suffer a new or recurrent stroke in the United States,...

2013-11-30 23:21:28

The Physical Therapy Rehabilitation Centers industry experienced revenue growth as a result of the aging population and increasing acceptance of the benefits of physical therapy services; furthermore, continued expansion of the aging population, healthcare reform and economic recovery are expected to support industry revenue growth in the next five years. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Physical Therapy Rehabilitation Centers industry to its...

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