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The Greatest Philosopher You've Never Heard Of

Let's be honest. When most of us talk about philosophy — the hard-core, name-dropping, theory-quoting kind — we're talking about a particular lineage that traces back to the Hellenistic Greeks.<p>But consider, for a moment, the fact that over the last few thousand years there've been a whole lot of …

Western Philosophy

Occupational therapy for stroke survivors in UK care homes

Sitting, apparently doing nothing, in the lounge of care home may be many people’s image of residential care. This article reports an important study …

From basket weaving to job centres: the changing nature of occupational therapy

It’s a strange time to train as an occupational therapist, a profession that historically has been unrecognised, overlooked or plain misunderstood. The job’s evolving nature plays a big part in this. Whereas occupational therapy (OT) was once seen as a useful way to occupy soldiers disabled in war, …

Mental Health

Meredith Vieira talks occupational therapy, MS - Media Relations

<i>Note: This post was updated on June 16, 2015.</i><p>AOTA member Kathleen Matuska, PhD, OTR/L, was recently interviewed for two segments with TV personality …

Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation

Brain injury due to stroke can change the way you move, feel, think, or speak. The effects are greatest right after the stroke.<p>Over time, most people …

Welcome to OT

<b>Welcome to OT #OTalk</b><p><b>Date:</b> 20/10/2015 <b>Host: @OTontheTracks</b><p>This weeks #OTalk is a little bit different to our usual chats. This week we want to welcome …

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