Occupational Therapy and Neuroplasticity After Brain Injury
Dr. Shawn Phipps
Shawn Phipps, PhD, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA tells the inspirational story of the challenges and triumphs of a patient who suffered a severe traumatic brain injury from a motor vehicle accident. The power of Occupational Therapy and Neuroplasticity is described using the CAPE Recovery Model, which requires challenge, action, practice, and evaluation to build new pathways in the brain through the ordinary and extraordinary activities of daily life that support recovery so that individuals with traumatic brain injury and other disorders of the brain can live life to its fullest. You will experience laughter, tears, and joy as you hear and see the real-life story of Armando Rodriguez and the effect of occupational therapy and neuroplasticity in supporting recovery and beyond after a life-changing injury to the brain.