Start A Therapy Practice Podcast
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Dr. Frederick B. Covington, OTD, is an Occupational Therapist, award winning inventor, lecturer and author. Following his graduation from Howard University, he began his career as an Occupational Therapist. His areas of expertise include pediatrics, school based intervention, autism, developmental disabilities, physical disability and dysfunction, technology and geriatrics. Holistic patient care is at the center of his practice.  His mantra is "treat the individual, not the diagnosis."

 Dr. Covington has grown his practice by marketing his expertise. He has appeared on radio shows speaking about childcare and development which gives him the opportunity to mention his private practice. His days spent as a professional musician has taught him how to promote himself and his practice.

 

 What We Cover:

  • How he works being a private pay cash based therapy provider

  • How he deals with insurance companies

  • How he researches the competition

  • The Youtube videos that have propelled his practice

  • Why he researches current events, studies and technology more than reading business books to help his practice

  • His IOT Session App which helps work on FM, Visual skills and handwriting.

  • How he developed his iOT app

  • How he marketed his app

  • His therapeutic music program - Therakey

  • His special project for the AOTA conference that will be shown there

  • What he did to get publishers to ask him to write a book

  • His positive influence on inner city youth and fathers

 

For the past decade Dr. Covington has honed his skills in the Washington, DC, Virginia, and Maryland areas by providing private/residential occupational therapy evaluations, school occupational therapy services, adaptive equipment assessments and safety/ergonomic home modifications. In addition, Dr. Covington has been recognized for his pediatric treatment methods for individuals with intellectual impairments, behavioral problems, ADHD, OCD, sensory integration deficits, learning disabilities and executive functional disorders. Having a passion for technology, Dr. Covington has developed multiple iPad, Kindle and Windows Mobile applications.

Direct download: 033_Dr._Frederick_Covington.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 3:15pm CST

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