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Book Activities Pack: Croc Gets a Shock

Print Resource — US Letter — 4 pages
PediatricSLPLiteracy
This book activities targets literacy skills, including print motivation and awareness, letter knowledge, vocabulary, phonological awareness, and narrative skills.
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Book Activities Pack: Cow Takes a Bow

Print Resource — US Letter — 4 pages
PediatricSLPLiteracy
This book activities targets literacy skills, including print motivation and awareness, letter knowledge, vocabulary, phonological awareness, and narrative skills.
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Book Activities Pack: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

— US Letter — 3 pages
PediatricSLPLiteracy
This book activities targets literacy skills, including print motivation and awareness, letter knowledge, vocabulary, phonological awareness, and narrative skills.
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Book Activities Pack: Click, Clack, Peep!

Print Resource — US Letter — 3 pages
PediatricSLPLiteracy
This book activities targets literacy skills, including print motivation and awareness, letter knowledge, vocabulary, phonological awareness, and narrative skills.
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Book Activities Pack: Bug in a Rug

Print Resource — US Letter — 4 pages
PediatricSLPLiteracy
This book activities targets literacy skills, including print motivation and awareness, letter knowledge, vocabulary, phonological awareness, and narrative skills.
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Book Activities Pack: Bee Makes Tea

Print Resource — US Letter — 4 pages
PediatricSLPLiteracy
This book activities targets literacy skills, including print motivation and awareness, letter knowledge, vocabulary, phonological awareness, and narrative skills.
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Handout

Body Scanning Meditation for Persistent Pain

Print Resource — US Letter — 1 page
AdultOTPTChronic Pain
Meditation and mindfulness techniques may be helpful to help manage persistent pain. This intervention handout outlines a simple body scanning technique for pain reduction. 
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Clinical Reference

Blood Flow Restriction Training: Brief Overview and Dosing Guidelines

Print Resource — US letter — 3 pages
AdultPTSports and Exercise
Blood flow restriction training can provide some advantages compared to traditional exercise for some people who cannot participate in heavier loading. This intervention piece outlines what the evidence says about the dosing of blood flow restriction training and which parameters have been shown to be effective.
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Blood Flow Restriction Training Preparticipation Screen

Print Resource — US Letter — 2 pages
AdultPTSports and Exercise
Blood flow restriction training (BFRT) with light loads is generally regarded as a safe and effective way to build strength and muscle mass when heavier loading is not possible. This being said, there are several risk factors and contraindications to blood flow restriction training and tourniquet use in general that may preclude you from using […]
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Strategies

Bladder Irritants and Nocturia Prevention Strategies

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AdultOTBowel/Bladder
Nocturia has a significant impact on sleep quality. This handout provides strategies to prevent nocturia through lifestyle modification and a list of common bladder irritants to avoid.
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Birthday Shopping on a Budget

Print Resource — US Letter — 3 pages
AdultOTSLPBrain InjuryCalculations and TimeFinancesPlanning/Organizing
During this cognitive task, the patient will read a birthday gift scenario and select various items to meet the set budget. This task will target attention to detail, planning, decision making, and financial planning.
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Handout

Bipolar Disorder

Print Resource — US Letter — 2 pages
AdultOTMental Health
Managing a mental health diagnosis can be a lifelong learning process. This handout explains the bipolar diagnosis, common characteristics of manic and depressive episodes, expectations for symptoms and management, and treatment options including the role of OT.
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Handout

Bilingual Language Development

Print Resource — US Letter — 1 page
PediatricSLPLanguage DevelopmentMultilingualism
Due to the increased number of children speaking more than one language, parents need more resources to understand how language develops in the bilingual child’s brain. This handout provides general information on bilingual language learning.
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Handout

Better Speech and Hearing Month 2020

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AdultSLPAphasiaBrain InjuryDysphagia
This is an updated design based on our original Better Speech and Hearing Month handout. Designed to target a more general audience, this handout describes the three hats worn by speech-language pathologists in medical rehabilitation settings: speech/language/voice, cognition, and dysphagia.
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Handout

Benefits of Proper Wheelchair Positioning

Print Resource — US Letter — 1 page
AdultOTPTBrain InjurySpinal Cord InjuryStroke
This handout includes caregiver education regarding the benefits of proper wheelchair positioning. Includes such benefits as fall reduction, improved intake, reduced risk of aspiration, improved skin integrity, pain reduction, and increased ADL independence. Aim is to improve caregiver attention and follow through for use of the proper seating system and timely repositioning.
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Strategies

Batch Cooking for Energy Conservation

Print Resource — US Letter — 2 pages
AdultOTADLs
Cooking three times a day, every day, can be overwhelming to plan, prep, and execute. As occupational therapy practitioners, we have tools to improve efficiency and independence with daily tasks. This session material describes reasons for batch cooking, helpful hints/tips to improve efficiency, and ideas for meals that work well in larger batches. You may […]
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Handout

Bedside Swallow Eval Scheduled

Print Resource — US Letter — 1 page
AdultSLPDysphagia
This HIPAA-friendly note is designed to be folded in half (for display in their room) and personalized with the name of their SLP and the date/time of their bedside evaluation.
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Handout

Basilar Stroke

Print Resource — US Letter — 1 page
AdultOTPTSLPStroke
The brain is complex and therefore injuries to the brain are also complex. This document helps outline what you would expect to see if someone had a basilar or brainstem stroke.
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Therapy Material

Basic Sorting Task

Print Resource — US Letter — 8 pages
SLPDementia
This task allows individuals with dementia or moderate/severe impairments to name items, identify possible concrete and abstract categories, and sort them accordingly. Written labels are included if the person needs visual information for the sorting task.
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Basic Lower Extremity Seated Exercises

Print Resource — US Letter — 2 pages
AdultPTAgingSports and Exercise
Do you have a patient who is not safe to stand without assistance? This document offers a generic exercise program with only seated exercises. The document is great for health fairs, low level home exercise programs, and safe activities to increase activity tolerance for individuals with significant impairment.
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