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 6, Issue 3 (2018) Summer 2018

Technology in Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science: Evidence, Education, and Impact.

This special section highlights research on contemporary applications of technology in occupational therapy practice and aims to challenge current perspectives on the impact of technology in daily occupational participation. Guest Editors Dr. Lenin Grajo and Dr. Angela Boisselle propose the use of an occupational justice paradigm when evaluating, using, and measuring the outcomes of technology in clinical practice. In their They Said article, a panel of international assistive technology experts present a global perspective to challenge and broaden Western notions of technology use and access.

Letter from the Editor

Special Section: Technology

Applied Research


Journey Interrupted: A Phenomenological Exploration of Miscarriage
Marit A. Watson, Vanessa D. Jewell, and Sarah L. Smith


Use of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation in the Treatment of Neonatal Brachial Plexus Palsy: A Literature Review
Denise Justice, Jonathan Awori, Spencer Carlson, Kate W-C Chang, and Lynda J-S Yang


Levels of Arousal in Positive Moods: Effects on Motor Performance
Carolina Valencia, Krista Currier, Sarah Lindsay, Pamela Lemperis, Titus Hughes, and Jeanne Sowers


How Service Dogs Enhance Veterans’ Occupational Performance in the Home: A Qualitative Perspective
Terry K. Crowe, Mylinh T. Nguyen, Brenda G. Tryon, Stephanie Barger, and Victoria Sanchez

Topics in Education

Occupation and the Artist


Guest Editor
Lenin C. Grajo, PhD, EdM, OTR/L
Guest Editor
Angela Boisselle, PhD, OTR
Diane Powers-Foltz Dirette, Ph.D., OTL, FAOTA
Managing Editor
Ben J. Atchison, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA
Associate Editor
Allison Chamberlain Fox, MS, OTRL
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.