In Occupational Therapy, our whole job is centered on making life a little easier and making sure that people can be successful. Most of what I post about are activities to work on specific problem areas, but I have posted a few things that could be considered general life hacks. Most of my tips are
If no towel is handy when splinting, I just use my pant leg to dry the splint and help it cool down. What? It works.
A couple of drops of dish soap in the splint pan will keep the splint material from sticking to the pan. Don’t use more than that or you will have suds, and can wash your dishes in your splint pan.
The best way to improve splinting skills is to just do it. If you make a mistake, you can try again.
Sometimes personality is a big component of good writing. If they don’t care if their writing is good, it won’t be, and OT won’t change that. You can’t change personality with OT.