• 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

AOTA Conference Goes Virtual

by Cheryl Hall on February 28th, 2021

We hated missing the AOTA Conference last year- we missed talking to you, we missed meeting old friends and making new ones, we missed wandering through the poster sessions and learning something new, we missed meeting entrepreneurs displaying clever solutions for our patients, and we missed trying some chowder in…

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Advocate, Educate, Participate

by Cheryl Hall on January 23rd, 2021

I love that social media allows me to connect to occupational therapists all around the world and tap into their expertise and creativity. In 2021 I plan to use social media more mindfully as a health care provider, community member, and family member to advocate, educate and participate in health…

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For the Love of Paper

by Cheryl Hall on December 17th, 2020

I am an OT and the author of books with hundreds of illustrated patient education handouts. Handouts that reinforce the patient’s therapy session. Handouts that help patients grow stronger and more independent between sessions. Handouts that help educate patients and caregivers alike. I am asked, especially during the current boom…

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OT’s Super Power

by Cheryl Hall on November 15th, 2020

Movement is medicine. From Hippocrates to modern doctors, there is universal agreement that moving your body contributes to wellness and protects against disease. Any movement is good movement, whether it is playing outside, scrubbing dishes, feeding yourself, or checking your car’s oil. All movement is medicine. Occupational therapy’s holistic approach…

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Want to Be Your Own Boss?

by Cheryl Hall on October 12th, 2020

My move into self employment wasn’t part of a grand plan, but a reaction to circumstances. I had moved to a new state and was offered a great opportunity working per diem as an independent occupational therapist. I thought it would be an ideal way to scope out my new…

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