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 9, Issue 1 (2021) Winter 2021

Letter from the Editor

Applied Research


Exploring Voice Hearers’ Occupational Experience of Romantic and Sexual Relationships
Karen McCarthy, Kristen Gottheil, Emilio Villavicencio, and Huilim Jeong


Inter-Rater Reliability of Goal Attainment Scaling with Children with Sensory Processing Disorder
Teresa A. May-Benson, Sarah A. Schoen, Alison Teasdale, and Jane Koomar


Social Participation in College Students with Chronic Pain
Karen McCarthy, Megan Chamberlain, Megan Chinn, Jennifer Pineda, Camille Santiago, Jamie Spitzer, and Patricia Tran


Autoethnographies of Reading as an Occupation
Catherine Candler, Randa Mikeska, Kendall Lacy, Nancy Elliott, and Audrey Huddleston

Topics in Education

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, PhD, OTR/L
Assistant Copy Editor
Rachel Harley, OTS

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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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