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OTS 016: Clinic vs. School-Based and How We Can Learn From Each Other With The Anonymous OT

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Welcome to the show notes for Episode 16 of the OT Schoolhouse Podcast.

Join us as Abby has a conversation with fellow pediatric blogger, The Anonymous OT (whose name will be revealed) from An experienced pediatric OT, The Anonymous OT has practiced in school-based settings as well as in a clinic and in-home health settings. Together, Abby and our guest discuss the similarities and differences between school-based and clinic occupational therapy evaluations and services. A new place to review and search for continuing education courses is also reviewed.

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We recently named The Anonymous OT as one of our favorite blogs and now we're fortunate enough to have her join us on the podcast. Her post "In Defense of School Therapists" recently went viral in the OT social media world. Be sure to check out her blog at

AOTA Professional Guidelines for School-Based OT

Briefly discussed in the episode, AOTA members can access the "Guidelines for Occupational Therapy Services in Early Intervention and Schools" Every school-based OT should have a general understanding of this document as well as your state guidelines which you can find here.

Also Announced on this podcast was a new website to review and search for Continuing Education Courses. is a place where you can look up courses before you take them and then review them after you have taken them. It may be small now, but you know this is going to be a valuable resource as it continues to grow.

If you have taken any of our podcast professional development courses, you can review them on here!

Be sure to subscribe to the OT Schoolhouse email list & get access to our free downloads of Gray-Space paper and the Occupational Profile for school-based OTs.

Have any questions or comments about the podcast? Email Jayson at


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