Following the progress of Gaby Giffords on her path to recovery has been inspiring! The former Arizona congresswoman told CNN she spends her days doing occupational therapy and yoga, and she credits nurses and speech therapists with helping her every day. Read the full story here.
Texas PTs, patients, and advocates came together in support of direct access to physical therapy at a public hearing for HB 1039. Check out Allan Besselink's blog post for some background on this particular issue as well as next steps for those who would like to help support Texas PTs and patients.
Are you on Twitter? If so, do you get involved in Twitter chats for rehab therapy professionals? There is a great one for all PTs under the #SolvePT hashtag and an excellent chat for students under #DPTstudent. Additionally, throughout the month of April, check out the #OTmonth hashtag for all things occupational therapy.
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