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.
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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.

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Current Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4 (2015) Fall 2015

Letter from the Editor

Applied Research


Executive Functioning: Relationship with High School Student Role Performance
Donna P. Mann, Roberta Snover, James R. Boyd, Andrea J. List, Aaron J. Kuhn, Bridget N. Devereaux, Susan M. Chenoweth, and Gina L. Middaugh


The Effect of High and Low Antiepileptic Drug Dosage on Simulated Driving Performance in Person’s with Seizures: A Pilot Study
Alexander Crizzle, Sherrilene Classen, Christina LaFranca, William Silver, and Stephan Eisenschenk

Guidelines for Practice and Technological Guidelines

Topics in Education


Fieldwork Educators' Perspectives: Professional Behavior Attributes of Level II Fieldwork Students
Marcie K. Campbell, Katelyn Corpus, Tracy M. Wussow, Teresa Plummer, Debra Gibbs, and Shelley Hix

Letters to the Editor

Occupation and the Artist



Diane Powers Dirette, Ph.D., OTL
Managing Editor
Ben Atchison, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA
Associate Editor
Allison Chamberlain Fox, MS, OTR/L
Copy Editor
Cynthia J. Cunningham, 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.