Job Setting

Why Be a Traveling Occupational Therapist?

Salary increase, diverse locales and job settings make the case.


Honoring the OTA

Why these skilled practitioners are the "heart and soul" of the profession.

Home Health

Occupational Therapy for Seniors Living at Home

Standardizing environmental design for seniors and residents with a disability.


Incorporating Horses Into Occupational Therapy

Using animal-assisted therapy to define a professional OT identity.

Features Archive

OT Names & Faces

December 2016

See who is making news and notable career moves in the occupational therapy world.

Student & New Grad Center

New! Top Story

Working Toward Wellness

Working Toward Wellness

Occupational therapy moves to the forefront of preventive medicine.

Main Center

Main Center

Student & New Grad Center

From student handouts to feature stories, browse our full center here!

Top OT Grad Schools 2016

Top OT Schools

Which Schools Made the Cut?

Use this list to help narrow down your wish list or see where your current school stands!


New! Holistic OT

It's Time for an OT Education Standard on Integrative Health

New! from the wellness coach

'Tis the Season

OT Blogs


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Quantifying the Value of OT

New research shows that OT can reduce hospital re-admissions.

Energizing Healthcare

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The Election's Gift to Healthcare

This turning point has been a stark reminder that we're treating people, not patients.

When OTs Wore White Shoes

When OTs Wore White Shoes Blog Avatar

Health and Wellness Fairs

Fairs and other events are a good opportunity for OTs.

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Turn to our healthcare job board for the latest career opportunities for OTs at all levels and settings. Save searches, get job alerts, create or upload a resume, apply quickly & track your applications.

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Coloring Therapy

Therapy for Therapists

Need to relax after a busy day at work? Print our designs now to start feeling the benefits of coloring therapy... and share with your patients too.
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Focus on Education

ADVANCE Focus on Education

A comprehensive resource filled with articles on improving your career through education.

Healthcare Careers

ADVANCE for Healthcare Careers

Resources to help you continue growing in your professional journey.




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Salary Center

Salary Center

NEW! Salary Center

Stay up-to-date on salary trends with features, surveys and more!

Salary by Degree

Do occupational therapy practitioners make more with a master's or a doctorate?

2016 OT Salary Survey Results

See the results of our survey and how your pay compares to other occupational therapists.


Best States for OT Jobs in 2016

We've researched job volume by state, and uncovered the best locations for your job search.

Occupational Therapy Infographics

10 Tips for Managing Diabetes

10 Tips for Managing Diabetes

This infographic offers advice for diabetes patients to help manage their disease.

Educational Handouts

New! Patient Handout

Understanding Medicare Enrollment

Understanding Medicare Enrollment

Confused by the endless rules and exceptions? This printable guide can help.

Patient Handout

Five Things to Expect After Spine Surgery

Five Things to Expect After Spine Surgery

Rehabilitation can retrain newly repaired structures.

Handouts Archive

Browse our library of helpful printable resources archived by easy-to-access categories.

ADVANCE 2016 OT of the Year

Meet Our Winner

This holistic-minded OT connects with a broad spectrum of populations.

Honorable Mentions

These OTs deserve a spotlight on their hard work and dedication to occupational therapy.


New! Video

Creating an Orthosis for the Thumb

Creating an Orthosis for the Thumb

The Philadelphia Hand Center takesus through the steps of creating an orthosis.

Photo Gallery

OT of the Year 2016

OT of the Year 2016

Frankie Burget treats a diverse population with many unique, holistic techniques.


Heroic History Maker

Heroic History-Maker

Zion Harvey becomes the world's first pediatric bilateral hand-transplant recipient

Multimedia Archive

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Opinion Poll


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Do you think OTAs are properly utilized/recognized in the occupational therapy profession?
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What is Executive Function Disorder?

Often confused with ADHD and learning disorders, children with EFD have difficulty staying on task.

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