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A Note from Your MNG Chair

A Note from Your MNG Chair

Measuring change and measuring outcomes are two tasks central to rehabilitation research and practice. These terms serve to frame the activities and resulting products of the MNG as we approach the ACRM 2020 Fall Conference. On the topic of change, the MNG will soon...

Measurement Spotlight/Original Article

Measurement at the ACRM 2020 Annual Conference: A Theme of Integrating Measurement into Clinical Practice Jennifer Weaver, MA, OTR/L, CBIS A common thread amongst the measurement content for ACRM 2020 is integrating and translating assessments into clinical practice....

MNG Updates Fall 2020

Check out the Measurement content at the ACRM 2020 Annual Conference We have 40 presentations in the Measurement track! Be sure to check out the online program and search by track. Here are a few that are led by MNG leaders and/or task force members. We are...

Early Career Corner Fall 2020

This year ACRM Measurement Networking Group (MNG) is working with the Early Career Networking Group Mentoring Task Force to facilitate the development of mentoring relationships among individuals at different stages in their career development through research,...

Task Force Updates Fall 2020

Our task forces have been busy during 2020 and many of them have and will continue to generate products such as conference presentations, publications, instrument summaries, and information education pages. We want our members to get involved to either lead or join a...
Exercise And Concussion Management

Exercise And Concussion Management

Here at ACRM, one of our networking groups is the Athlete Development & Sports Rehabilitation group. It was formed in 2018, and members include physicians, psychologists, athletic trainers, speech pathologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists,...
Message from the ECNG Chair, Alison Cogan, PhD, OTR/L

Message from the ECNG Chair, Alison Cogan, PhD, OTR/L

Message from ECNG Chair, Dr. Alison Cogan   Dear ECNG Members, I hope you are all safe and healthy. So much has changed in the months since our last newsletter. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we do almost everything. In addition, protests against...

Early Career Development Course

By Amy Herrold, PhD, Chair, Early Career Development Course Task Force The 2020 Early Career Development Course, Teaming With Success will be held on WED 21 OCT during the ACRM VIRTUAL Annual Conference. As usual, our program will include presentations from...

Original Article: Q & A with Gordon Chelune

By Nuri Erkut Kucukboyaci, PhD Dr. Gordon J. Chelune, PhD, ABPP(CN), is a Professor Emeritus of Neurology and a Senior Neuropsychologist at the Center for Alzheimer’s Care, Imaging and Research at the University of Utah. He is also the member of the Brain...

Research Spotlight

  Namrata Grampurohit, PhD, OTR/L Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational TherapyThomas Jefferson UniversityPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania   Q: What is your current research focus? A: My current research is in measurement, particularly focused on functional...

Career Development Resources

Career Development Resources Check out these articles, links to useful resources, tips, awards, and opportunities to find the information you need to keep your career on track. This quarter you’ll find very interesting and thought-provoking posts about work-life...

ECNG Task Force Information

Get Involved! ECNG Task Force Information New members are welcome and encouraged to join us no matter what career stage you are!  Find a task force you are interested in and contact the Task Force Chair.   Early Career Networking Group (ECNG)The mission of the...
How The Brain Is Affected By Art

How The Brain Is Affected By Art

Here at ACRM, one of our interdisciplinary groups is Arts & Neuroscience Networking Group (ANNG) and it’s mission is to build awareness for the application of arts and neuroscience in rehabilitation. How does creativity function in the brain? How can it help those...

Research Spotlight

Research Spotlight   The MS Task Force has 15 members and we would like to highlight some of them in this newsletter:   Dr. Lauren Strober’s research focuses on issues pertaining to psychological well-being and quality of life (QOL) for those living with multiple...

Resource Update

Resource Update   In this newsletter, Dr. Darbi Haynes-Lawrence discusses a resource for children and parents who would like to start a conversation about the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. Specifically, she talks about how the book came about through the prism...

Patient’s Perspective

Patient’s Perspective The Patient’s Perspective section is authored by Rosemarie Collopy. In her posts she documents her journey through the years, how the research field changed and gave new hope and perspective.   This December 2020 I will have been diagnosed...
Ways To Help Stroke Survivors Recover Faster

Ways To Help Stroke Survivors Recover Faster

Here at ACRM, we have a special interest group specifically for stroke rehabilitation, and many of the professionals within our community are leaders in both rehabilitation medicine and research with an interest in stroke. If you would like to join ACRM and the stroke...
Rehabilitation Medicine Telemedicine Strategies

Rehabilitation Medicine Telemedicine Strategies

As the COVID-19 crisis continues, all of us here at ACRM and all of our members are working hard to continue services for clients and continue their own research. We all want to make sure that our patients don’t fall through the cracks, and for many of us, that means...
Letter from the Chair

Letter from the Chair

Mark Kovic, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTACHAIR, Stroke ISIG Veronica T. Rowe, MS(R), CBIST, FNAP, PhD, OTR/LCHAIR-ELECT, Stroke ISIG Letter from the Chair & Chair-Elect   Greetings from the Stroke ISIG Chair & Chair-Elect! We send you this message with best wishes...