The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.
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Hacking & DEsign

"We Were the original makers"

Occupational therapy was on the main stage at TED 2016, when OT Holly Cohen gave a TED talk about accessible design.

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historical video

A Historical Look at 100 Years of OT

This video describes some of the defining moments of occupational therapy over the past 100 years.

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Al Roker Thanks OT

"my son's future
is limitless"

Thankful for his son’s future, Al Roker thanks occupational therapy

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storytelling

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Tell us your memorable stories about clients, family, or an event that shaped your career.

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it's your centennial

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1960s
50th Anniversary at Consolidation House

Plaque is presented at the Consolidation House during the 50th anniversary of AOTA.

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1960s
Arthritis Patient Uses Stocking Aid

This patient with severe rheumatoid arthritis uses a self-made copy of stocking aid.

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photos of the profession

With 100 years of photographs from OT in the Army in WWI to today, browse through our selection of OT through the years.

We're JUst Getting started!

We hope you're enjoying exploring occupational therapy's history. This is only the beginning! We will continue to add to this site throughout 2017!