What is Occupational Therapy?


Example of OT

“Occupational therapy addresses the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial aspects of occupational performance (everyday life activities) in a variety of settings to support engagement in those life activities that affect health, well-being and quality of life.” (AOTA, 2004)  As an example, this occupational therapist is teaching a person to use an adapted “Photo” Phone. 


What is Occupational Therapy?


What is occupational therapy?

Consider becoming an Occupational Therapist (AOTA)

Bureau of Labor Statistics on the Profession of Occupational Therapy

Why I chose Occupational Therapy (AOTA)

OT Graduate Vignettes (AOTA)

Why I chose Occupational Therapy, Why I chose OU (OUHSC) (video)


Student Resources


World Federation of Occupational Therapy

American Occupational Therapy Association

Oklahoma Occupational Therapy Association

OUHSC Student Occupational Therapy Association

OT Student Service Learning