The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy
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Current Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2 (2016) Spring 2016
Letter from the Editor
A Comparison of Print and Cursive Handwriting in Fifth and Sixth Grade Students: A Pilot Study
Anne H. Zachry, Allison P. Doan, Stephanie B. Lancaster, Brittany Simmons, Cary Smith, and Jaclyn N. Wicker
The Significance of Comforting Touch to Children with Autism: Sensory Processing Implications for Occupational Therapy
Guy L. McCormack and Lisa Holsinger
What do Adolescents with Developmental Disabilities Learn about Sexuality and Dating? A Potential Role for Occupational Therapy
Grace Krantz, Veronica Tolan, Kimmi Pontarelli, and Susan M. Cahill
Feasibility of a Research Protocol to Investigate the Effect of the TherapressureTM Program Using Salivary Cortisol
Scott Weeks, Kobie Boshoff, Hugh Stewart, Shona Kelly, and Chris B. Della Vedova
Use of Occupational Performance Coaching for stroke survivors (OPC-Stroke) in late rehabilitation: A descriptive case study
Danika Belliveau, Isabelle Belliveau, Aniane Camire-Raymond, Dorothy Kessler, and Mary Egan
An Open-Access Review to Determine Best Evidence-Based Practice for COPD
Beth Ann Walker, Heidi Breckner, Morgan Carrier, Wendy Pullen, Erin Reagan, Lisa Telfer, and Taryn Zimmerman
Topics in Education
Knowledge Translation Activities in Occupational Therapy Organizations: The Canadian Landscape
Catherine A. Donnelly, Heidi Cramm, Amanda Mofina, Marie-Eve Lamontagne, Shalini Lal, and Heather Colquhoun
Interprofessional Education in Occupational Therapy: The Idaho State University Model
Bryan M. Gee, Jennifer Holst, Kathleen Baron, Eydie Kendall, Sarah Knudson, Laura McKnight, and Karren Streagle
Opinions in the Profession
The Care for the Dying: A critical historical analysis of occupational therapy in hospice.
Marion Russell and Angela Bahle-Lampe
Assessing functional impairment in individuals with mild cognitive impairment
Patricia da Cunha Belchior, Taranpreet Bains, Jennifer Hargadon, Sofia Tran, Courtney Uphoff, Jade Chiu W. Kwok, Navaldeep Kaur, and Isabelle Gelinas
Occupation and the Artist
Occupation and the Artist
The “Occupation and the Artist” section of OJOT highlights the use of art in the practice of OT and in the occupations of both consumers of OT services and its practitioners. Click here to explore this unique feature of OJOT.
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