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.
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Current Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2 (2014) Spring 2014

Letter from the Editor

Applied Research


Effects of Cognitive Status on Life Participation of Cancer Survivors
Mary F. Baxter PhD, OT, FAOTA; Theresa Smith PhD, OTR/L, CLVT; and Jennifer Wahowski, OTR


Visual-Motor Skills Performance on the Beery-VMI: A Study of Canadian Kindergarten Children
Melissa Coallier B.Sc.O.T.; M.Sc.; PhD student, Natasha Rouleau B.Sc.OT.; M.A. student, Florence Bara PhD, and Marie-France Morin PhD


Establishing Normative Values for the Barnett Balance Assessment Tool: A Preliminary Study
Monica L. Cercone MSOTS; Katherine M. Grulke-Kidd MSOTS; Alora S. Haskin MSOTS; Kyle M. Medearis MSOTS; Clarissa J. Wegner MSOTS; and Ellen Herlache-Pretzer Ed.D, MA, OTRL

Topics in Education

Occupation and the Artist



Diane Powers Dirette, Ph.D., OTL
Associate Editor
Allison K. Fox, MS, OTR/L
Chair, Occupational Therapy Department
Ben Atchison, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA
Copy Editor
Cynthia Klekar, Ph.D.
Art Editor
Molly Bathje, MS, 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.