The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.
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100 Years of THe stories that we tell

Get inspired, reminisce, learn something new. Explore the stories of occupational therapy's Centennial.


Watch videos that tell the stories of the profession.


Browse photos that illustrate the history of OT.

Daily Occupations: OTs Helping Adults With ADLs

Historical photos and a video of OTs helping adults with ADLs.

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Devices Used by Occupational Therapy in the 1930s

Check out photos of 1930s occupational therapy devices.

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Not Only Did You Fix My Hand, You Changed My Life

Fifteen years later, a client tells his occupational therapist that she changed his life.

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Second Chances: The Client Who Found the Joy of Being Alive

A story from an AOTA member about a client who got a second chance

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