Debra Latour, MEd, OTR, has been award the 2022 Catherine Trombly Award for Contributions to Occupational Therapy and Research by the Massachusetts Association for Occupational Therapy (MAOT). Donna Calra was awarded the Herbert Hall Award for Outstanding Service to the Profession of Occupational Therapy for her many years of service. Calra is retiring after
Ben Wright, CPO, expects a denial when he makes a reimbursement claim for an AFO or KAFO these days. Wright, clinical manager at Baylor College of Medicine-Ottobock Care, Austin, Texas, specializes in providing his patients with new high-tech AFOs and KAFOs with dynamic ankle systems that are beyond the bounds of current L-Codes. He says the improvement he’s seen in his patients by adopting the use of these devices has made the extra bureaucratic hoops worthwhile.