Which Vital Links Course is Right for You?

If you find yourself looking at the course offering selections and are unsure where to start, we’re here to help. The courses offered at Vital Links were developed out of therapeutic interest in certain topic areas that eventually informed our clinical practice and clinical reasoning. All of our courses aim to provide the theoretical underpinnings, as well as, case studies and video…
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Practice What You Practice: Occupational Therapist Challenge

Don’t ignore your value as a Therapist As therapists, our job is to support our clients in living the richest lives possible. We’re givers and caretakers — and it’s probably safe to say that at the end of the day we just want to facilitate an environment where our clients have the opportunity to live a quality life. We understand that it’s…
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Meet Your Colleagues from Around the World

Wow! May and June were busy months at Vital Links! In this month’s newsletter, we wanted to highlight some of the visionary therapists from our recent travel to South Africa, Boston, and Malaysia. After spending quality time both in and out of the clinic, we were struck by each therapist’s passion and commitment to improving the lives of the people they serve…
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Everything does not have to be perfect: Reflections of an Occupational Therapist career mom

As a working mom of two children, I find it easier than ever to become overwhelmed with simply managing the day-to- day responsibilities of career, kids, life. I think we all feel like that from time to time regardless of whether or not children or a career are present. It is in this state that we tend to lose sight of the…
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Sensory Integration and Neuro-Developmental Tx (NDT) – Mini Clinical Conversation

In this 10 minute video, discover how and why Gail Ritchie, OTR/L, C/NDT uses specific therapeutic handling techniques to enhance this sensory and motor based treatment activity. Gail shares her thought process behind blending sensory and motor treatment strategies with specific handling to enhance functional performance for her client within the treatment session. Want to learn how to enhance your therapeutic handling…
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