Sarah Lyon

OTR/L

Sarah’s passion is helping fellow OT practitioners translate evidence into daily practice. Sarah earned her BA in religion from St. Olaf College, then earned her master’s degree in occupational therapy from New York University in 2011. Since then, she has worked in numerous facilities, including a critical access hospital, an acute trauma hospital, and a state inpatient psychiatric hospital. In 2011, Sarah launched OT Potential because she realized we needed a reliable source of quality occupational therapy-related content and resources. She has also had the opportunity to create content for brands like WebPT, MedBridge, Saebo, and NeuroLutions. She launched the OT Potential Club in 2019 to marry her love of simplifying complex topics with her desire to help therapists access the most important OT-related research released each year. Sarah is a prairie girl at heart, which is why she returned to her hometown of Aurora, Nebraska (home of the strobe light) to raise her children.

Feb 21 - 2:45 PM PST Career Growth

Skill-Building Workshops

Growing Your Online Community and Bringing Value

Have you been noticing more and more Facebook groups, virtual meetups, and membership-based online clubs? Technology has been evolving to reflect our basic desire to be part of a community—and savvy businesses are evolving to incorporate this trend into their business models. In this "fireside chat"-style session, Sarah will discuss how she built a community around the OT Potential brand. They'll discuss what has worked, and what has failed—and they'll delve into some resources that have been helpful throughout the OT Potential journey. Learn how to incorporate these learnings into building community around your specific technology!

2:45 PM PST

Sunday February 21

Growing Your Online Community and Bringing Value

Have you been noticing more and more Facebook groups, virtual meetups, and membership-based online clubs? Technology has been evolving to reflect our basic desire to be part of a community—and savvy businesses are evolving to incorporate this trend into their business models. In this "fireside chat"-style session, Sarah will discuss how she built a community around the OT Potential brand. They'll discuss what has worked, and what has failed—and they'll delve into some resources that have been helpful throughout the OT Potential journey. Learn how to incorporate these learnings into building community around your specific technology!