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Kawa Model

June 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
This therapy material uses the Kawa Model as an intervention in order to educate about the role of occupational therapy, and help with goal setting and motivation. Video on how to use this resource: Carmody, S., Nolan, R., Ni Chonchuir, N., Curry, M., Halligan, C., & Robinson, K. (2007). The guiding nature of the kawa […]
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The Dynamic Use of the Kawa Model: A Scoping Review (2022)

June 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
This scoping review considered articles published in peer-reviewed journals or unpublished dissertations and theses that directly investigated the use of the Kawa model. A total of 10 research articles and three unpublished dissertations met the criteria and were critically reviewed for thematic analysis.  The thematic analysis identified the following themes regarding the Kawa model and […]
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The Importance of Standing

May 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
This handout is intended for those who have low mobility and may need to use a standing frame, or who need extra motivation to work toward standing strength and/or tolerance. Video on how to use this resource:
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Emergency Preparedness with a Disability

March 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
This handout covers different elements of being prepared for emergency situations given changes due to the new onset of a condition for a caregiver and/or patient. Video on how to use this resource:
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Geoboard Patterns

August 1, 2022 by Ashley Zhinin.
Simple to complex geoboard patterns for practicing fine motor skills.
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Importance of Intensive and Prolonged Treatment on Guillain-Barre Syndrome Long-Term Outcome: A Retrospective Study (2019)

January 17, 2022 by txinsights.
Participants: The study included individuals who had been diagnosed with GBS or one of its variants in Italy between the year 2003 and 2017. The researchers identified 96 potential subjects and excluded subjects based on if they experienced death within one year of onset, if they were inappropriate for continued therapy after hospitalization due to […]
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Guillain-Barré Syndrome

January 10, 2022 by txinsights.
This handout helps patients understand Guillain-Barré or GBS. It educates in detail about causes, symptoms, and clinical diagnostic findings.
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Intervention Considerations for Guillain-Barré Syndrome

December 27, 2021 by txinsights.
This document provides insight and guidelines for appropriate goals and interventions for someone with Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS). The document focuses principles of treatment during the acute stage and later stages of Recovery from GBS or an acute exacerbation of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP).
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Guillain-Barré Syndrome: A Timeline of Expected Recovery

December 25, 2021 by txinsights.
This resource gives patients with Guillain-Barré Syndrome an understanding what to expect over time during the recovery process. It is built to give patient’s expectations for the duration of their symptoms and recovery. It includes a typical timeline with what to expect along the way as well as a collection of resources.
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