The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy

is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal with a mission to publish high quality articles that focus on applied research, practice, and education in the occupational therapy profession. Specifically, the categories of articles published in OJOT include Applied Research, Guidelines for Practice and Technological Guidelines, Opinions in the Profession, Topics in Education, and Letters to the Editor.
See About this Journal for more information.

OJOT is excited to partner with MedBridge

to offer online CEUs through Breakouts - short, evidence-based video interviews featuring OJOT authors! Click here to view available OJOT Breakouts and learn more about this unique opportunity for discussions on hot topics in OT by leading researchers.

OJOT is indexed by:
Directory of Open Access Journals - Journals4Free - FreeMedicalJournals - OTDBase - Cengage - EBSCO - CINAHL Complete - CINAHL Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine

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Current Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2 (2015) Spring 2015

Letter from the Editor


How to Make an Editor Happy
Diane Powers Dirette

Applied Research


Time and Space Use of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities
Terry K. Crowe, Jessica Salazar Sedillo, Emily F. Kertcher, and Joy H. LaSalle


A novel cognitive cueing approach to gait retraining in Parkinson’s disease: A pilot study
Stephanie Morrison, Sandi Spaulding, Jeff Holmes, and Mary Jenkins


Field-Testing Reusable Learning Objects Related to Sensory Over-Responsiveness
Bryan M. Gee, Kiersten Moholy, Kimberly Lloyd, and Anthony Seikel

Guidelines for Practice and Technological Guidelines

Opinions in the Profession

Occupation and the Artist



Diane Powers Dirette, Ph.D., OTL
Managing Editor
Ben Atchison, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA
Associate Editor
Allison K. Fox, MS, OTR/L
Copy Editor
Cynthia Klekar, Ph.D.
Art Editor
Lydia Royeen, MOT, OTR/L

You may at ot-ojot@wmich.edu

Occupation and the Artist

The “Occupation and the Artist” section of the Open Journal of Occupational Therapy (OJOT) highlights the use of art in the practice of occupational therapy (OT) and in the occupations of both consumers of OT services and its practitioners. Click here to explore this unique feature of OJOT.