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Therapy Material

2024 Weekly Calendars

Print Resource — US Letter — 53 pages
AdultOTSLPADLs/IADLsAgingBrain InjuryDementiaMemoryPlanning/OrganizingStroke
Weekly calendars to assist with orientation, planning, and organizing.
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Therapy Material

2024 Monthly Calendars

Print Resource — US Letter — 12 pages
AdultOTSLPADLs/IADLsAgingBrain InjuryDementiaPlanning/OrganizingStroke
Low-vision calendars to assist with orientation. Mark off each day when it’s done!
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Therapy Material

Spot the Difference at the Grocery Store

Print Resource — US Letter — 4 pages
AdultOTSLPAttentionBrain InjuryStrokeVisual Impairment/NeglectVisual Processing
This therapy material works on a variety of visual perceptual skills using images from a grocery store for a functional real-world version of spot the difference.
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Clinical Reference

Aging in Place: Supporting Nutrition & Hydration

Print Resource — US Letter — 5 pages
AdultOTSLPBrain InjuryChronic PainDementiaMedications and WellnessMental HealthParkinson’s
This resource provides information focused on supporting safe and proper nutrition and hydration in the elderly at home, including the risks of malnutrition and dehydration, contributing factors, and interventions. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2009). Healthy places terminology. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Jadczak, A. D., & Visvanathan, R. (2019). Anorexia of aging […]
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Clinical Reference

Psychopharmacology Reference

Print Resource — US Letter — 3 pages
AdultOTSLPBrain InjuryChronic PainDementiaMedications and WellnessMental HealthParkinson’s
This clinical reference sheet provides an overview of major medications used to treat mental health conditions commonly seen by occupational and speech therapy practitioners. This handout includes medications such as antidepressants, stimulants, mood stabilizers, and anxiolytics, with common generic and brand names and potential side effects relevant to occupational and speech therapy practice.
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Clinical Reference

Stress-Strain Relationship in Soft Tissue

Print Resource — US Letter — 2 pages
AdultOTSports and Exercise
This clinical reference includes a visual depiction of the stress-strain relationship that can be used to explain principles of soft tissue mechanics, such as stress, strain, total end range time, and low load long-duration approaches for managing soft tissue adaptive shortening. It also provides clinical information on these concepts related to soft tissue stretching.
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Clinical Reference

Six Determinants of Gait

Print Resource — US Letter — 2 pages
AdultOTBalance/VestibularFeetHip/PelvisKneesOrthopaedicsSports and Exercise
This clinical reference outlines the six major determinants in normal and pathological gait that can be evaluated and treated by occupational therapy practitioners to improve functional mobility efficiency, safety, and independence. Saunders, J. B., Inman, V. T., & Eberhart, H. D. (1953). The major determinants in normal and pathological gait. The Journal of Bone and […]
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Handout

One Way Speaking Valve Considerations for Return to Swallowing

Print Resource — US Letter — 3 pages
AdultSLPDysphagiaTracheostomy
This handout explains the benefits of wearing a one-way speaking valve while swallowing and a list of considerations if a person does not tolerate a valve but voices a desire to eat and drink by mouth. Prigent, H., Lejaille, M., Terzi, N., Annane, D., Figere, M., Orlikowski, D., & Lofaso, F. (2011). Effect of a […]
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Therapy Material

Finding Medication Box Errors Set #3

Print Resource — US Letter — 4 pages
AdultOTSLPBrain InjuryMedications and Wellness
The third in our series of locating med box errors, this activity challenges people to spot missing/extra pills given a set of prescription labels and pill shapes/colors.
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Clinical Reference

Defensible Documentation & Medical Necessity for Speech Therapists

Print Resource — US Letter — 5 pages
AdultSLPAphasiaBrain InjuryDysphagiaMotor Speech/Dysarthria/Apraxia
This document helps prepare speech therapists with documenting medical necessity. It provides documentation tips and examples for skilled documentation. It will help reduce the incidence of denials.
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Therapy Material

Gift Card Calculations

Print Resource — US Letter — 3 pages
AdultOTSLPBrain InjuryCalculations and Time
This cognitive-linguistic task provides an opportunity for problem solving by using gift cards to make decisions about a coffee shop menu and ordering a book.
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Therapy Material

Medication Safety

Print Resource — US Letter — 5 pages
AdultOTSLPADLs/IADLsBrain InjuryDementiaHealth LiteracyMedications and WellnessStroke
This resource addresses safety with medication management. There are two methods for using this activity. One method directly pairs with the Therapy Insights Medication Management Kit (Version 2). The other option is a worksheet for those without the kit. The entire activity can be completed with or without the kit.
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Therapy Material

Get Moving BINGO

Print Resource — US Letter — 9 pages
AdultOTBalance/VestibularBrain InjuryCardiovascular DiseaseChronic PainCOPDFall RiskNervous System ConditionsOrthopaedicsParkinson’s
This material uses the classic bingo-style game with exercises to provide a fun way to participate in group exercise classes.
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Handout

Understanding Care Resistant Behaviors

Print Resource — US Letter — 3 pages
AdultOTSLPCaregiverDementia
This handout for caregivers and family members provides information on the causes of care-resistant behaviors in individuals with dementia and strategies for managing them. Jablonski, R. A., Therrien, B., Mahoney, E. K., Kolanowski, A., Gabello, M., & Brock, A. (2011). An intervention to reduce care-resistant behavior in persons with dementia during oral hygiene: a pilot […]
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Strategies

Menstrual Hygiene Management

Print Resource — US Letter — 4 pages
AdultOTADLs/IADLsArm/HandArthritisBrain InjuryDementiaHome ModificationsNervous System ConditionsOrthopaedicsParkinson’sPlanning/OrganizingSpinal Cord InjuryStrokeVisual Impairment/Neglect
This resource covers considerations and strategies for addressing this important but often overlooked ADL.
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Handout

Shoulder Replacement and Occupational Therapy

Print Resource — US Letter — 3 pages
AdultOTADLs/IADLsOrthopaedicsShoulders
This handout provides guidelines for patients receiving a shoulder replacement and what to expect from occupational therapy.
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Therapy Material

Guide for Reading and Understanding Prescription Medication Labels

Print Resource — US Letter — 4 pages
AdultOTSLPBrain InjuryMedications and Wellness
This material will help patients better understand the information they read on their prescription medication labels to ensure safety with medication management.
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Handout

What is Voice Preservation for ALS?

Print Resource — US Letter — 4 pages
AdultSLPALS
People with ALS often lose their speaking ability. Voice preservation is voice and message banking that allows people to record their voice for a more personalized voice experience with augmentative and alternative communication options.
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Therapy Material

Planning a Children’s Birthday Party on a Budget

Print Resource — US Letter — 5 pages
AdultOTSLPBrain InjuryPlanning/Organizing
This birthday party planning activity will allow the patient to make personalized selections and calculate the items to stay under budget.
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