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 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 1 (2015) Winter 2015

Letter from the Editor

Applied Research


The Experience of Transition to College for Students Diagnosed with Asperger’s Disorder
Victoria Schindler, Abigail Cajiga, Rae Aaronson, and Lorena Salas

Topics in Education


How Patient Educators Teach Students: “Giving a Face to a Story”
Natalie Hedge, Marsha A. Neville, and Noralyn Davel Pickens


The Correlation between Confidence and Knowledge of Evidence-Based Practice among Occupational Therapy Students
Kate E. DeCleene Huber, Alison Nichols, Kaila Bowman, Jessica Hershberger, Jessica Marquis, Taylor Murphy, Chanlar Pierce, and Chelsea Sanders

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

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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.