The following resources are designed for occupational therapists in all care settings who want to provide the best care for people living with Parkinson’s disease. Below you’ll find a list of educational materials, including webinars, podcast episodes and fact sheets which we encourage you to share with your patients and colleagues.
You will additionally find resources to advance your professional education, including our online course and in-person training.
Resources for your patients:
- Caring and Coping, A Caregiver’s Guide to Parkinson’s Disease
- Fitness Counts, A Body Guide to Parkinson’s Disease
- Occupational Therapy
- Driving and Parkinson’s
- Falls Prevention
- Fatigue and Parkinson’s
- Finding a Specialist
Expert Briefing Webinars
- Occupational Therapy and Parkinson’s: Tips for Healthy Living
Presenters: Sue Berger, PhD, OTR/L, Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College and Linda Tickle-Degnen, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Tufts University
- Living Alone: Home Safety and Management in PD
Presenter: Erin Foster, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, Washington University School of Medicine
- Managing the Motor Symptoms in PD
Presenter: Sotirios A. Parashos, MD, Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology and Struthers Parkinson’s Center
- Talking to Your Employer About PD: Where to Begin?
Guest Speaker: Julia Wood, MOT, ORTL, Dan Aaron Parkinson’s Rehabilitation Center at Penn Therapy and Fitness
- Team Care for PD: Why It’s Important
Guest Speaker: Lissa Mann, RN, BSN, MA, OHSU Parkinson Center