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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.

CALL FOR PAPERS

OJOT announces a Call for Papers for a special issue on education. Click here 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 3 (2015) Summer 2015

Special Issue on Assessment: A Vital Key to Best Practice

Welcome to our first special issue. I would like to thank the editors and reviewers for their support and assistance, allowing for an expanded issue of ten articles dedicated to clinical assessment.
Ann Chapleau, DHS, OTRL, Guest Editor

Letter from the Editor

Applied Research

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Does the Role Checklist Measure Occupational Participation?
Tore Bonsaksen, Ursula Meidert, Deana Schuman, Hildegunn Kvarsnes, Lena Haglund, Susan Prior, Kirsty Forsyth, Takashi Yamada, and Patricia J. Scott

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Performance-based Tools for Assessing Functional Performance in Individuals with Mild Cognitive Impairment
Patricia da Cunha Belchior, Melanie Holmes, Nathalie Bier, Carolina Bottari, Barbara Mazer, Alexandra Robert, and Navaldeep Kaur

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The Social Profiles of Occupational Therapy Students’ Educational Groups
Tore Bonsaksen, Mari N. Eirum, and Mary V. Donohue

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Examining the Purdue Pegboard Test for Occupational Therapy Practice
Debra K. Lindstrom-Hazel and Nicole VanderVlies Veenstra

Guidelines for Practice and Technological Guidelines

Opinions in the Profession

Occupation and the Artist

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Editors

Guest Editor
Ann Chapleau, DHS, OTRL
Editor-in-Chief
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.