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It finally feels like fall

Fall season has finally arrived in LA. It’s about time! Who else is excited about layers and boots? Yesterday, I got to revisit my old workplace at UCLA TIES for Families. I can’t believe that it’s been exactly 5 months since I last worked there. October would have marked my 3-year work anniversary. This was one of two first jobs after my OTD residency at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles – University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities in  ...

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What is occupational therapy?

  You may not be familiar with what an occupational therapist does (you’re not alone), so I’d like to take this opportunity to share what I do since it’s OT month after all. Also, the profession OT turns 100 years old this year. What a milestone! Think of occupations as what occupies your time, from the moment you get up from the moment to go back to sleep. From brushing teeth, checking Facebook, chatting, driving, running or doing yoga, these are all meaningful  ...

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