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Originally posted on OTalk:
All of us at #OTalk/#Occhat are really proud of our fantastic Twitter Community. Yesterday we heard that #OTalk and #WeNurses were mentioned in a government report relation to the series of Professionalism talks we held in…

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Originally posted on womeninthelabourmovement:
It is great to see so many signatories from across the movement, we are reposting the statement with those who have signed in order of union. We hope this will help you organise solidarity within your…

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Originally posted on Clinical Psychology and People:
On 19.01.2013 the Guardian’s weekend magazine published a story entitled ‘My daughter the schizophrenic’.  I was previously aware of this little girl as I had seen the documentary ‘Born schizophrenic’.  The documentary gave…

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Originally posted on OTalk:
As a keen user of social media and a gadget addict I have seen my time use change dramatically over the past few years. As Christmas approaches and many people hope that the newest gadget arrives…

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#Occhat Nov 20th- Using equipment to facilitate occupation


I’m in the hotseat for the #occhat Twitter discussion tonight- and it’s been a while since I was able to facilitate, so I am looking forward to it and feeling anxious about it in equal measure! Why are we looking at

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Celebrating the Global OT Family- @HelenOT_UK of #OTalk on Blog Talk Radio


One of the projects I’m involved with is the weekly Twitter-based supervision and support group chats, called #OTalk and #Occhat. We’ve been doing the chats for almost a year now, and they have been a fantastic contribution to the world

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Privilege in an Ablist society


Ablism Wikipedia defines ablism as: Ableism (pronounced ey-buh-liz-uhm) is a form of discrimination or social prejudice against people with disabilities… It is also sometimes known as disablism, although there is some dispute as to whether ableism and disablism are synonymous, and some people within disability rights circles

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The Social Model of Disability


Prior to any discussion related to language, behaviour, ablism and ablist activism, or anything else related to disability rights, it’s important to understand that disabled people usually operate using the Social Model of Disability. This is in contrast with some

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#HC2012 Grabchat of Health Informatics Congress 2-3rd May 2012


I didn’t attend this conference, but following the hashtag made me aware of how many great Tweeps and fantastic information was shared at the event. So, here is my grabchat and top links. This event is definetely on my agenda

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Claireot

I'm an OT called Claire. I write about health, particularly mental health, and also about Social Media and Web 2.0 technology. I am particularly interested where these two fields overlap.
I believe that we all hold the potential for Recovery- let's grow together.

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