ASHT Blog

Hannah Gift, OTR/L, CHT, COMT UE, CEAS, December 28, 2020

The year 2020 helped us explore the value of connecting virtually. We enjoyed virtual happy hours, gained more experience offering therapy through telehealth and learned how to create interactive educational offerings virtually. ASHT's first virtual conference was a huge success and attendees…

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Nora Barrett, MS, OTR/L, CHT, WCC, December 14, 2020

Greetings ASHT members! It is once again time to gear up for our next great Annual Meeting and announce our call for sessions. This is your chance to submit your work: a crafty idea, a topic of your interest, a feature of your practice that is…

Courtney Retzer Vargo, OTD, OTR/L, CHT, December 02, 2020

I traveled to Lusaka, Zambia as a part of an all-volunteer surgical team in September 2017. We worked alongside the local medical staff at CURE International Hospital on the outskirts of the city, offering free and low-cost pediatric orthopedic and plastic surgery. The vast majority of our cases…

Missy Thurlow, MBA, OTR/L, CHT  , November 23, 2020

Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement that encourages people to help transform their communities by doing good, helping others or donating to an organization that they like. Giving Tuesday is held annually the Tuesday after…

Rachel M. Pigott, MPH, OTR/L, CHT, November 09, 2020

Over the years, ASHT leadership has worked to consider ways to bolster the value of membership. Membership provides access to free CE opportunities, discounted products, leadership opportunties and access to the Journal of Hand Therapy and ASHT Times. In fact, we have a…