Episode 16: Kelsey Watters, OTR/L, BCPR, CBIS
Topics: Cognitive Deficits
On this episode we talk to Kelsey Watters about interventions to address cognitive deficits. Kelsey is an OT and the Clinical Practice Leader Occupational Therapy the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab. In the past year she has received both the Illinois Occupational Therapy Association OT of the Year Award and the NBCOT Impact Award. Kelsey shares her experiences as a clinician and a researcher, as well as which strategies work best for her clients with cognitive deficits.
Resources Discussed in this Episode:
- Giles, G. M., Radomski, M. V., Wolf, T. J., Champagne, T., Corcoran, M. A., Kuhaneck, H. M., … Dorsey, J. (2019). Cognition, cognitive rehabilitation, and occupational performance. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 73. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S201 https://ajot.aota.org/article.aspx?articleid=2758010&resultClick=3
- Hartman-Maeir, A., Katz, N., & Baum, C. M. (2009). Cognitive functional evaluation (CFE) process for individuals with suspected cognitive disabilities. Occupational Therapy in Health Care, 23(1), 1-23. https://doi.org/10.1080/07380570802455516 https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/07380570802455516?journalCode=iohc20
- Kettle Test