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Professional: Associations, Organizations

AOTA: The American Occupational Therapy Association
The American Occupational Therapy Association advances the quality, availability, use, and support of occupational therapy through standard-setting, advocacy, education, and research [9/16]
ASHT: American Society of Hand Therapists
The American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT) is a professional organization comprising licensed occupational and physical therapists who specialize in the treatment and rehabilitation of the upper extremity. [4/17]
United Spinal Association: Spinal Cord Injury Resource Center:
United Spinal Association is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of all people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D), including veterans, and providing support and information to loved ones, care providers and professionals.  [9/16]

Topics and Issues

AbleData: Tools & Technologies to Enhance Life
This website provides objective information on assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment available from domestic and international sources. [9/16]
Centre for Neuro Skills
This organization focuses on Brain Injury therapies. Their resources page contains links to articles, assessment tools, a glossary for TBI, and a pharmaceutical guide. [9/16]
Evidence-Based Medicine Tools
Appraisal Worksheets, clinical questions, self-evaluations, calculators, pocket cards. [4/17]
The World Health Organization [WHO] has links to all versions of ICD-10 [Classification of Diseases] including the most current version, 2016.

The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is the standard diagnostic tool for epidemiology, health management and clinical purposes. This includes the analysis of the general health situation of population groups. It is used to monitor the incidence and prevalence of diseases and other health problems, proving a picture of the general health situation of countries and populations.  All Member States use the ICD which has been translated into 43 languages. [9/16]

OT Plan
An activity idea search engine for pediatric occupational therapy activities.   Match skills you want to work on, with materials you have, to a detailed occupational therapy treatment activity.  [9/16]
PICOT Question
URL: [long URL]
This is the "Template for Asking PICOT Questions."  Includes sample questions and Short definitions of different types of questions. [9/16]
Taylor & Francis Online
URL: (subscription link for NEIT on and off campus)
Publishers of Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation (e-journal subscription available via Full Text Finder) and many other publications of myriad topics.  [11/16]

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