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Books Every School-Based OT Should Read

As a school-based occupational therapist, staying informed and empathetic is essential for fostering effective, compassionate interventions. Books are a great way for school-based OTs to accomplish this. Reading widely not only enhances your professional development but also equips you with diverse perspectives to meet the varied needs of your students. I love to read, and […]

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How School-Based OTs Should Address Masturbation & Sexuality

Navigating the complex landscape of sexual development and education in school settings, especially for students with disabilities, presents a unique set of challenges. Addressing behaviors such as masturbation openly and sensitively can be particularly daunting for school-based occupational therapists. However, by employing thoughtful strategies and prioritizing a curriculum inclusive of sex education, it’s possible to

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Navigating School-Based OT Salaries with Kristina from Therapy Advance Courses

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Note: Affiliate links are used in this article, but please don’t feel pressure to use them! Your use of these links comes at no additional cost to you and helps support The Dynamic School OT. In the realm of school-based OT, the trajectory of professional growth can be as diverse as the students we serve.

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How School-Based OTs Address Sensory Processing

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As a school-based OT, you play a crucial role in supporting students with various challenges, including sensory processing differences. But addressing these challenges is a complex and evolving aspect of school-based OT practice. Sensory processing refers to how our nervous system receives, interprets, and responds to sensory information from our environment. While sensory processing difficulties

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How To Make Your School-Based OT Practice More Neurodiversity-Affirming

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Note: Affiliate links are used in this article, but please don’t feel pressure to use them! Your use of these links comes at no additional cost to you and helps support The Dynamic School OT. As a school-based OT, you’ve probably heard an increasing buzz around the neurodiversity-affirming movement in the past few years. Put

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