• About Me

    Cheryl Hall
    Occupational Therapist
    Maryland, United States

    Welcome to a site devoted to sharing experience, knowledge and resources to make your job of being a great therapist a lot easier.

    I have been an occupational therapist for more than 30 years. I graduated from San Jose State University with degrees in Occupational Therapy, Gerontology, and Early Child Development. My passion is working with adults and children in home health but I have also worked in rehab, sub-acute rehab, hand therapy, transitional living for TBI, and hospital-based outpatient settings.

  • Previous Posts

Best of 2018 AOTA Conference

by Cheryl Hall on May 15th, 2018

I was proud to introduce the 7th Edition of the Occupational Therapy Toolkit to AOTA conference attendees in Salt Lake City and talk to therapists who use my collection of illustrated patient handouts each and every day. Of course, I also had my picture taken with Fred Sammons – the…

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Occupational Therapy Toolkit 7th Edition

by Cheryl Hall on May 1st, 2018

10 Facts About OT!

by Cheryl Hall on April 1st, 2018

Happy Occupational Therapy Month! During April, let people know why you love being an Occupational Therapist. If you are looking for a way to start a conversation about OT, use one of these facts about our profession. Enjoy! Cheryl Hall, OT Author and Illustrator, Occupational Therapy Toolkit Occupational therapy techniques…

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Which OT School is the One?

by Cheryl Hall on March 15th, 2018

I had an awesome experience earning my OT degree and hope you have the same. If you are searching for colleges, read on! Cheryl Hall, OT Author and Illustrator, Occupational Therapy Toolkit Choosing a school that will launch your OT career and start your life of helping others is a…

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Setting Goals with your OT Patient

by Cheryl Hall on March 1st, 2018

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry I love this quote and have applied the sentiment over and over in my OT practice. Deliberate, patient-centered goals are critical to good OT outcomes. Enjoy! Cheryl Hall, OT Author and Illustrator, Occupational Therapy Toolkit The process of…

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