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Lorie Richards, PhD, OTR/L

Lorie Richards Instructor Bio:
Dr. Richards has been an occupational therapy educator and rehabilitation researcher for over 20 years. She is currently the Chair and Associate professor in the Division of Occupational Therapy at the University of Utah, with previous appointments at the University of Kansas Medical Center, the University of Florida, and the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center. She has been conducting clinical trials of motor rehabilitation after stroke since 1994. The interventions she tests are based on principles of neuroplasticity and motor learning. She is the Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Occupational Therapy and a Fellow of the American Heart Association.

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Lorie Richards's Continuing Education Courses

Unilateral Neglect Post-Stroke: Theories and Interventions

Unilateral Neglect Post-Stroke: Theories and Interventions

This course discusses the condition of unilateral neglect post stroke, its assessments, and potential interventions. Dr. Richards begins by covering the incidence of unilateral neglect, its signs and symptoms, and common theories explaining… Read Morearrow_right

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Motor Rehabilitation Post-Stroke: Principles of Neuroplasticity and Motor Learning

Motor Rehabilitation Post-Stroke:  Principles of Neuroplasticity and Motor Learning

Hemiparesis is one of the most common impairments experienced by individuals with stroke. It is one of the most disabling of conditions, and regaining adequate use of the arm and leg after stroke is a highly desired goal for many individuals.… Read Morearrow_right

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