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 technology. Click here for more information!

Western Michigan University is accepting applications and nominations for the position of Chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy. Click here for more information.

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Current Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1 (2017) Winter 2017

Letter from the Editor

Applied Research


Outcome Measures with COPM of Children using a Wilmington Robotic Exoskeleton
Tracy Shank, Marissa Eppes, Jobayer Hossain, Margaret Gunn, and Tariq Rahman

Guidelines for Practice and Technological Guidelines

Topics in Education


Adapting to a Challenging Fieldwork: Understanding the Ingredients
Emily Raphael-Greenfield, Ivettedari Miranda-Capella, and Myra Branch


Generation Y Health Professional Students’ Preferred Teaching and Learning Approaches: A Systematic Review
Caroline Mary Hills, Tracy Levett-Jones, Samuel Lapkin, and Helen Warren-Forward

Occupation and the Artist


Diane Powers Dirette, Ph.D., OTL, FAOTA
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
Jennifer Fortuna, MS, OTR/L

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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.

Sponsor Profile

Be sure to follow the link from the left side of the OJOT site to read about the sponsor(s), unique to each quarterly issue. Or click here to view the Sponsor Profile Gallery.