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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Current Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2 (2020) Spring 2020

Letter from the Editor


How to be a Good Peer Reviewer
Diane Powers Dirette

Applied Research


A Survey of Occupational Therapy Services Provided for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Alisha Ohl, David Schelly, Dustin Brown, Nette Schulze, Maria Smith, and Beth Davies


Development of the Occupational Performance Inventory of Sexuality and Intimacy (OPISI): Phase One
Beth Ann Walker, Kasey Otte, Kelsey LeMond, Pamela Hess, Kandyse Kaizer, Tori Faulkner, and Davis Christy


Patient Perceptions of Acute Phases of Rehabilitation Following Shoulder Arthroplasty
Elizabeth Horrall Stith, Lisa Borrero, Laura Santurri, Lori Breeden, and Sarah Shemanski

Topics in Education


Approaches to Studying: A Cross-Sectional Comparison of Occupational Therapy Students in Six Education Programs in Norway
Astrid Gramstad, Lene Angell Åsli, Susanne G. Johnson, Trine A. Magne, Tove Carstensen, Gry Mørk, Linda Stigen, and Tore Bonsaksen Professor

Opinions in the Profession


Are we Missing Opportunities? How Occupational Therapists Would Benefit from Connecting Mindfulness to Occupational Participation
Barbara P. White, Paige Brousseau, Jessica Daigneault, Emily Harrison, Virginia Lavallee, and Kaleigh St Cyr


Social Media as Occupation: Implications for Occupational Therapy Practice
Sheryl Eckberg Zylstra, Kimberly Erler, Wendell Nakamura, and Brenda Kennell

Occupation and the Artist


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

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