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State Spotlight: Rhode Island

Implementation of health reform is at the forefront of the state association's agenda.


'peer positive'

Adolescence and Autism

OTs teach young adults with autism the life skills needed to succeed.

stroke rehab

Dynamic Combination

Splinting and e-stim can help return upper extremity function after stroke

animal-assisted therapy

Bright Eyed, Bushy Tailed

Four-legged friends bring smiles to children with complex therapy needs.


Bathroom Independence

Using prompts to improve toilet training for children with physical disabilities

State Spotlights


Scope of practice and educational issues dominate the ConnOTA landscape.


VOTA prepares for the move to a single-payer system.

New Jersey

The state's OT association hopes to attract the next generation of practitioners.

New York

Read about the latest hot topics in the state of New York.

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Regional News

Burke Appoints Director of Brain Injury Program
Posted on: September 12, 2014
OTs Present Parkinson's Webinar
Posted on: September 09, 2014
Kean University Appoints OT Clinic Director
Posted on: September 08, 2014
Parkinson's Disease Foundation Presents Advisory Council
Posted on: July 03, 2014
Doctors Treat Scoliosis With Magnets
Posted on: May 23, 2014

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An OT Perspective

An OT Perspective

Spaulding OT Samantha Geary shares what it was like to treat this unique group of patients.

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Establishing Rehabilitation Protocols for Cancer Survivors

Establishing Rehabilitation Protocols for Cancer ...

Post-cancer rehabilitation standards are becoming a reality in Rhode Island.


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