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Ribcap: Reflections about the Soft Protective Helmets for Adults and Children with Special Needs

A few months ago, I stumbled upon Ribcap. To be honest, I saw one of those Facebook ads that sort of randomly and strangely pops up  -----as if an actual Facebook god read your mind and chose to share a product ad that they know will speak to you--- Truth be told ->I clicked the ad… Continue reading Ribcap: Reflections about the Soft Protective Helmets for Adults and Children with Special Needs

occupational therapy, scrub review, Uncategorized

10 Thoughts about 10k Followers on Instagram

WOW sound the fireworks, carhorn, and bazookas!! We made it to 10,000 of y'all on my Instagram @shannenmarie_ot ! But what does this mean? This means that although I am a) grateful and honored to have this platform b) eager to utilize the highly anticipated "Swipe Up" feature and c) hopeful to continue reaching others with positive,… Continue reading 10 Thoughts about 10k Followers on Instagram

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2019 Year in Review: Transitional Hallway Phases and New Beginnings

The days feel long but the years are short! This year has by far been THE YEAR OF THE MOST CHANGES for both my husband and I professionally and personally AND. I. AM. HERE. FOR. IT. 2019 brought many travels, many unknowns, more transitional stages than I initially anticipated, and new beginnings. Anyways, this is… Continue reading 2019 Year in Review: Transitional Hallway Phases and New Beginnings

occupational therapy, scrub review, Uncategorized

2019 Holiday Occupational Therapy Gift Guide

Somehow we have jumped from October to a very, very quick early December, which means Christmas is just around the corner. Now the reason for the season is not about gifts ---despite what commercials and advertisements may whisper to you--Happy birthday Jesus!! But,,,, I for one enjoy being a gift giver which brings me to… Continue reading 2019 Holiday Occupational Therapy Gift Guide

Publications, Uncategorized

SENIORS FLOURISH: Part Three-Stereognosis Intervention in OT: How to Down Grade/Up Grade

Loved writing this comprehensive 3 part stereognosis series for Mandy Chamberlain on her blog at Seniors Flourish! Quick recap: PART ONE goes over the WHOWHATWHENWHEREWHY, PART TWO goes over the HOWTO incorporate stereognosis testing and activities, and now this Part Three goes over the HOWTO downgrade/upgrade with examples including a CASE STUDY! You can find the entire… Continue reading SENIORS FLOURISH: Part Three-Stereognosis Intervention in OT: How to Down Grade/Up Grade

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SENIORS FLOURISH: Part Two-How to Perform a Stereognosis Assessment in Occupational Therapy

Before you peruse through this excerpt of my article published on Seniors Flourish, make sure to read Part One first which goes over the WHOWHATWHENWHEREWHY. The full part 2 of my 3 part article series written for Mandy Chamberlain's Seniors Flourish Blog can be found HERE! Here is a little bit from the article, "There are multiple… Continue reading SENIORS FLOURISH: Part Two-How to Perform a Stereognosis Assessment in Occupational Therapy

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SENIORS FLOURISH: Part One- Stereognosis in OT: Who What When Where Why

Super stoked to have written for Mandy Chamberlain from the Seniors Flourish Website, Podcast, and Learning Lab. I wrote a 3 part article series on STEREOGNOSIS! Part One goes over The WHOWHATWHENWHEREWHY! You can read the full article on Seniors Flourish's site by clicking HERE! PS If you are interested in joining her LEARNING LAB and… Continue reading SENIORS FLOURISH: Part One- Stereognosis in OT: Who What When Where Why

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AOTA: Five Back to School Tips for OT and OTA Students

My heart is happy every year around the time when it is the BACKTOSCHOOL season. I know I am weird, but I loved school and one day will likely go back because learning and education never go out of style!! I am honored to have published my second publication for the American Occupational Therapy Association.… Continue reading AOTA: Five Back to School Tips for OT and OTA Students

Publications, Uncategorized

COVALENT CAREERS: What to Do and See in New Orleans During AOTA

April 2019 has came and went and man was it fabulous. I wrote a "travelogue style" post for Covalent Careers with some pretty epic recommendations of places to see, foods to try, and nighttime outings to venture toward amidst all of the learning that our national occupational therapy conference provides us with. Click here to view the… Continue reading COVALENT CAREERS: What to Do and See in New Orleans During AOTA