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MY OT Journey - Jtribe Radio EPISODE 24, 17th November 2020
TimberNook: Exploring OT Entrepreneurship with Angela Hanscom
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TimberNook: Exploring OT Entrepreneurship with Angela Hanscom

Angela Hanscom is a seasoned occupational therapist and founder of TimberNook, an internationally acclaimed camp model that offers innovative nature-based developmental programs for kids of all ages and abilities. In this podcast we talk about Angela's professional journey, beginning and ending in the great outdoors. We hope listeners learn about how to identify needs in their communities, design programs to meet those needs, and advocate for our profession as a whole. For those who would like to learn more about the TimberNook process or become a TimberNook provider be sure to check out Angela's website! The resources referenced in this podcast are listed below:

TimberNook Website: https://www.timbernook.com/

TimberNook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TimberNook.Camps

TimberNook Instagram: timbernook1

TimberNook Twitter: @TimberNook

Book Recommendations: 

Balanced and Barefoot: How Unrestricted Play Makes for Strong, Confident, and Capable Children by Angela J. Hanscom

"The REAL reason children fidget — and what we can do about it" TedxPortsmouth Talk by Angela J. Hanscom

Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life by Peter Gray

Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder by Richard Louv

Education Theory Recommendations:

Reggio Emilia Educational Theory

Gross-Loh, C. (2014). Finnish education chief: 'We created a school system based on equality.' The Atlantichttps://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2014/03/finnish-education-chief-we-created-a-school-system-based-on-equality/284427/ 

Waldorf/Steiner Education

American Occupational Therapy Association, (2020). Occupational therapy practice framework: Domain and process (4th Ed.). American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 74. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S2001