Scholarly Works and Historical Publications, Presentations, Videos, and Artifacts

Introduction and Submission Guidelines

This page contains an alphabetized list of historical videos, dissertations, peer-reviewed journal articles, other published works, and in memoriams. To access full texts of some of the resources published by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), you will need to be an AOTA member.

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This compilation of historical scholarly publications, other significant published works, and tributes to occupational therapy's deceased leaders is a work in progress. If you would like to contribute to this project, contact the OTL&LS Administrator at administrator@otleaders.org to propose works that can be considered to add to this site. An artifact release form is required for all personal artifacts that will be directly posted on the OTL&LS website. All completed forms will need to be signed, dated, and submitted to administrator@otleaders.org.

A New Book is Now Available for Purchase - Eleanor Clarke Slagle: Mother of Occupational Therapy

Eleanor Clarke Slagle: Mother of Occupational Therapy is a new book by Lori T. Andersen, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA (co-author of The History of Occupational Therapy: The First Century)!

Eleanor Clarke Slagle: Mother of Occupational Therapy, is the most comprehensive biography of Mrs. Slagle to date and is richly illustrated with rare images that provide insight into her remarkable life. Using extensive research from academic, archival, and genealogical resources, the author describes Mrs. Slagle’s life, including her upbringing, her extended family, and her personal and professional activities, weaving these facets to make her come alive.

After reading this book, Dr. Barb Schell, the Editor of Willard and Spackman’s Occupational Therapy wrote, “The great gift that Dr. Andersen provides to the reader is the opportunity to really get to know Mrs. Slagle, both personally and professionally.”

Eleanor Clarke Slagle: Mother of Occupational Therapy by Lori T. Andersen can now be purchased through such online retailers as Amazon and Barnes and Noble. For questions about the book, email eleanorclarkeslagle@gmail.com.

Dissertations, Theses, and Capstones

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Abberley, P. (1995). Disabling ideology in health and welfare— The case of occupational therapy. Disability & Society, 10(2), 221–232. https://doi.org/10.1080/09687599550023660

Aldrich, M. A., Boston, T. L., & Daaleman, C. E. (2016). Justice and U.S. occupational therapy practice: A relationship 100 years in the making. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 71, 7101100040p1 - 7101100040p5. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.023085

Ambrosi, E., & Schwartz, K. B. (1995). Looking back - The profession's image, 1917-1925, part I: Occupational therapy as represented by the media. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 49, 715-719. doi: 10.5014/ajot.49.7.715

Ambrosi, E., & Schwartz, K. B. (1995). Looking back - The profession's image, 1917-1925, part II: Occupational therapy as represented by the profession. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 49, 828-832. doi: 10.5014/ajot.49.8.828

American Occupational Therapy Association. (1992). White paper: Occupational therapy and the Americans With Disabilities Act. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 470-471. doi: 10.5014/ajot.46.5.470

American Occupational Therapy Association. (1995). The philosophical base of occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 49, 1026. doi: 10.5014/ajot.49.10.1023

Balser, A., O'Brien, S. P., & Wittman, P. (2020). Doing it right: OT meeting population needs with COVID-19. The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy, 8(4), Article 2. https://doi.org/10.15453/2168-6408.1753

Barton, I.G. (1968). Consolation House, fifty years ago. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 23, 340-345.

Belarmino, J.A., & Bahle-Lampe, A. (2019). A preliminary historical report on embracing online education in occupational therapy. The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy, 7(3), Article 11. https://doi.org/10.15453/ 2168-6408.1554

Bell, E. (1988). Policies: Our footprints in the past, our signposts for the future. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 42, 211-213. doi: 10.5014/ajot.42.4.211

Bell, E. (1985). The changing faces of practice. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 39, 637-639. doi: 10.5014/ajot.39.10.637

Binderman, M. S. (1987). The occupational therapy library: Past, present, and future. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 41, 195-196. doi: 10.5014/ajot.41.3.195

Bing, R. K. (1981). Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture: Occupational therapy revisited: A paraphrastic journey. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 35, 499-518. doi:10.5014/ajot.35.8.499

Bing, R. (1984). Living forward, understanding backwards, part I. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 38, 363-366. doi:10.5014/ajot.38.6.363

Bing, R. (1984). Living forward, understanding backwards, part II. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 38, 435-439. doi:10.5014/ajot.38.7.435

Bing, R. K. (1992). Point of departure (a play about founding the profession). American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 27-32. doi: 10.5014/ajot.46.1.27

Bing, R. K. (1997). "And teach agony to sing": An afternoon with Eleanor Clarke Slagle. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 51, 220-227. doi: 10.5014/ajot.51.3.220

Black, R. M. (2002). Occupational therapy's dance with diversity. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 56(2), 140-148. doi: 10.5014/ajot.56.2.140

Bloom Hoover, J. A. (1996). Diversional occupational therapy in World War I: A need for purpose in occupations. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 50, 881-885. doi: 10.5014/ajot.50.10.881

Bockoven, J. S. (1971). Occupational therapy--A historical perspective. Legacy of moral treatment--1880's to 1910. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 25, 223-225.

Bowman, O. J. (1992). Nationally speaking - Americans have a shared vision: Occupational therapists can help create the future reality. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 391-396. doi: 10.5014/ajot.46.5.391

Breines, E. B. (1995). Understanding 'occupation' as the Founders did. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 58, 458-460. doi: 10.1177/030802269505801102

Bruhn, J. G. (1991). Nationally speaking - Occupational therapy in the 21st century: An outsider's view. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 45, 775-780. doi: 10.5014/ajot.45.9.775

Christiansen , C. (1991). Nationally speaking - Research: Looking back and ahead after four decades of progress. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 45, 391-393. doi: 10.5014/ajot.45.5.391

Christiansen, C. (1996). Nationally speaking - Managed care: Opportunities and challenges for occupational therapy in the emerging systems of the 21st century. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 50, 409-412. doi: 10.5014/ajot.50.6.409

Christiansen, C. H. (2007). Adolf Meyer revisited: Connections between lifestyle, resilience and illness. Journal of Occupational Science, 14, 63‐76. doi: 10.1080/14427591.2007.9686586

Cohen, H., & Reed, K.L. (1996). The historical development of neuroscience in physical rehabilitation. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 50(7), 561-568. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.50.7.561

Cohn, E. S., & Crist, P. (1995). Nationally speaking - Back to the future: New approaches to fieldwork education. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 49, 103-106. doi: 10.5014/ajot.49.2.103

Colman, W. (1990). Evolving educational practices in occupational therapy: The war emergency courses, 1936-1954. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 44, 1028-1036. doi: 10.5014/ajot.44.1.1028

Colman, W. (1992a). Exploring educational boundaries: Occupational therapy and the multiple-entry-route system. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 260-266. doi:10.5014/ajot.46.3.260

Colman, W. (1992b). Maintaining autonomy: The struggle between occupational therapy and physical medicine. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 63-70. doi: 10.5014/ajot.46.1.63

Colman, W. (1992c). Structuring education: Development of the first educational standards in occupational therapy, 1917-1930. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 653-660. doi: 10.5014/ajot.46.7.653

Colman, W. (1988). The evolution of occupational therapy in the public schools: The laws mandating practice. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 42, 701-705. doi: 10.5014/ajot.42.11.501

Cottrell, R. P. (2007). The New Freedom Initiative - Transforming mental health care - Will OT be at the table? Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 23(2), 1-24. doi: 10.1300/J004v23n02_01

Cottrell, R. P. (2005). The Olmstead decision: Landmark opportunity or platform for rhetoric? Our collective responsibility for full community participation. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 59, 561-567. doi:10.5014/ajot.59.5.561

Cottrell, R.P. (2000). COTA education and professional development: A historical review. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 54, 407-412. doi:10.5014/ajot.54.4.407

Creighton, C. (1992). The origin and evolution of activity analysis. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 45-48. doi:10.5014/ajot.46.1.45

Creighton, C. (1993). Looking back - Graded activity: Legacy of the sanatorium. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 47, 745-748. doi: 10.5014/ajot.47.8.745

Crepeau, E. B., & Wilson, L. H. (2013). Emergence of scholarship in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 67, e66–e76. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2013.006882

DeBeer , F. (1987). Major themes in occupational therapy: A content analysis of the Eleanor Clarke Slagle lectures, 1955-1985. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 41, 527-531. doi:10.5014/ajot.41.8.527

Devereaux, E. B., & Walker, R. B. (1995). Nationally speaking - The role of occupational therapy in primary health care. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 49, 391-396. doi: 10.5014/ajot.49.5.391

Diasio Serrett, K. (1985). Another look at occupational therapy's history. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 5(3), 1-31. doi: 10.1300/J004v05n03_01

Dirette, D. P. (2015). Personalized medicine: Definitions, history, and implications for the OT profession. The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy, 3(4), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.15453/ 2168-6408.1213

Dirette, D. P. (2017) Occupational therapy: Celebrating 100 years of art and science. The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy, 5(2), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.15453/2168-6408.1398

Dirette, D. P. (2020). Occupational therapy in the time of COVID-19. The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy, 8(4), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.15453/2168-6408.1794

Dunne, B., Pettigrew, J., & Robinson, K. (2016). Using historical documentary methods to explore the history of occupational therapy. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 79, 376-384. doi: 10.1177/0308022615608639

Dunton, W. (1921). The passing of the Henry B. Faville School. Maryland Psychiatric Quarterly, 10, 77-79.

Essentials of an acceptable school of occupational therapy. (1935). In medical education in the United States and Canada: Annual presentation of educational data for the academic yeat 1934-1935 by the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals. Journal of the American Medical Association, 105(9), 690-691.

Evert, M. M. (1993). Nationally speaking - Value in a changing environment. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 47, 1063-1066. doi: 10.5014/ajot.47.12.1063

Evert, M. M. (1995). Presidential Address: Our journey together. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 49, 1065-1067. doi: 10.5014/ajot.49.10.1065

Fidler, G. (1981). From crafts to competence. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 35, 567-573. doi:10.5014/ajot.35.9.567

Filder, G. S., & Gillette, N. P. (2005). Passion and perseverance. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 59, 632-633. doi: 10.5014/ajot.59.6.632

Fisher, G. S. (2000). The status of occupational therapy education in the 90s'. Occupational Therapy In Health Care, 12, 1-15. doi: 10.1080/J003v12n01_01

Fleming-Castaldy, R. P. (2018). Developing occupational therapy students’ information and historical literacy competencies: An inter-professional collaborative project. Journal of the Medical Library Association, 106, 340-351. doi: 10.5195/jmla.2018.332

Foto, M. (1977). Presidential address--Wilma West: A true visionary. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 51, 638-639. doi: 10.5014/ajot.51.8.638

Foto, M. (1995). Nationally speaking - New President's Address: The future - Challenges, choices, and changes. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 49, 955-959. doi: 10.5014/ajot.49.10.955

Frank, G. (1992). Opening feminist histories of occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 989-999. doi: 10.5014/ajot.46.11.989

Franits, L. (2005). Nothing about us without us: Searching for the narrative of disability. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 59(5), 577–579. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.59.5.577

Friedland, J. (1998). Occupational therapy and rehabilitation: An awkward alliance. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 52, 373-380. doi:10.5014/ajot.52.5.373

Friedland, J. (2003). Muriel Driver memorial lecture: Why crafts? Influences on the development of occupational therapy in Canada from 1890 to 1930. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 70, 204-212. doi: 10.1177/000841740307000403

Friedland, J., & Rais, H. (2005). Helen Primrose LeVesconte: Occupational therapy clinician, educator and maker of history. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 74(3), 131 -141. doi: 10.1177/000841740507200301

Friedland, J., & Silva, J. (2008). Evolving identities: Thomas Bessell Kidner and occupational therapy in the United States. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 62, 349-360. doi: 10.5014/ajot.62.3.349

Garber S. L. (2016). The prepared mind. 2016 Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 70, 7006150010. http://dx.doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2016.706001

Gilfoyle, E. M. (1984). Eleanor Clarke Slagle lectureship, 1984: Transformation of a profession. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 38, 575-584. doi:10.5014/ajot.38.9.575

Gilfoyle, E. M. (1988). Nationally speaking - Partnerships for the future. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 42, 485-488. doi: 10.5014/ajot.42.8.485

Gilfoyle, E. M. (1989). Nationally speaking - Leadership and occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 43, 567-570. doi: 10.5014/ajot.43.9.567

Gillen, G. (2013). A fork in the road: An occupational hazard? American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 67, 641-652. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2013.676002

Grady, A. P. (1991). Nationally speaking - Directions for the future: Opporunities for leadership. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 45, 7-9. doi: 10.5014/ajot.45.1.7

Grady, A. P. (1992). Brief or new - Highlights of AOTA Presidents' terms, 1961-1989. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 1123-1125. doi: 10.5014/ajot.46.12.1123

Grant, H.K. (1991). Nationally speaking - Education then and now: 1949 and 1989. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 45, 295-299. doi: 10.5014/ajot.45.4.295

Grant, H.K., & Labovitz, D. (1989). The Issue Is: Progress in education: 1970-1988. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 43, 193-195. doi: 10.5014/ajot.43.3.193

Gutman, S. A. (1995). Looking back: Influence of the U.S. Military and occupational therapy reconstruction aides in World War I on the development of occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 49, 256-262. doi: 10.5014/ajot.49.3.256

Gutman, S. A. (1997). Occupational therapy's link to vocational reeducation, 1910-1925. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 51, 907-915. doi: 10.5014/ajot.51.10.907

Hamlin, R. B. (1992). Embracing our past, informing our future: A feminist re-vision of a health care. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 1028-1035. doi: 10.5014/ajot.46.11.1028

Hamlin, R. B., Loukas, K. M., Froehlich, J., & MacRae, N. (1992). Nationally speaking - Feminism: An inclusive perspective. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 967-970. doi: 10.5014/ajot.46. 11. 967

Hanft, B. (1988). The changing environment of early intervention services: Implications for practice. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 42, 724-731. doi: 10.5014/ajot.42.11.724

Hanson, C. S., & Walker, K. F. (1992). The history of work in physical dysfunction. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 56-62. doi: 10.5014/ajot.46.1.56

Harvey-Krefting, L. (1985). The concept of work in occupational therapy: A historical review. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 39, 301-307. doi:10.5014/ajot.39.5.301

Heffron, J. L., Lee, D., VanPuymbrouck, L., Sheth, A. J., & Kish, J. (2019). “The bigger picture”: Occupational therapy practitioners’ perspectives on disability studies. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 73(2), 7302205100p1–7302205100p10. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2019.030163

Hemphill, B. (2015). Social justice as a moral imperative. The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy, 3(2), Article 9. https://doi.org/10.15453/2168-6408.1150

Henderson, A. (1988). Occupational therapy knowledge: From practice to theory. 1988 Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 42, 567-576. doi: 10.5014/ajot.42.9.567

Hinojosa, J. (2007). Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture: Becoming innovators in an era of hyperchange. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 61, 629–637. doi:10.5014/ajot.61.6.629

Hinojosa, J. (2017). How society’s philosophy has shaped occupational therapy practice for the past 100 years. The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy, 5(2), Article 12. https://doi.org/10.15453/2168-6408.1325

Hoel, V., von Zweck, C., Ledgerd, R., & WFOT. (2021). The impact of Covid-19 for occupational therapy: Findings and recommendations of a global survey. World Federation of Occupational Therapists Bulletin, 77(2), 69-76. https://doi.org/10.1080/14473828.2020.1855044

Hollis, L. I. (1979). 1979 Eleanor Clarke Slagle lecture--Remember? American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 33, 493-499.

Holm, M. B. (2000). Our mandate for the new millennium: Evidence-based practice. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 54, 575-585. doi: 10.5014/ajot.54.6.575

Hooper, B., Gupta, J., Bilics, A., & Taff, S.D. (2018). Balancing efficacy and effectiveness with philosophy, history, and theory-building in occupational therapy education research. The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy, 6(1), Article 11. https://doi.org/10.15453/2168-6408.1347

Hooper, B., & Wood, W. (2002). Pragmatism and structuralism in occupational therapy: The long conversation. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 56, 40-50. doi:10.5014/ajot.56.1.40

Hoover, J. A. B. (1996). Looking back - Diversional occupational therapy in World War I: A need for purpose in occupations. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 50, 881-885. doi: 10.5014/ajot.50.10.881

Howard, B. S. (1991). How high do we jump? The effect of reimbursement on occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 45, 875-881. doi: 10.5014/ajot.45.10.875

Jackson, B. N. (1992). Brief or new - Home-based occupational therapy: Then and now. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 84-85. doi: 10.5014/ajot.46.1.84

Jacobs, K. (2012). PromOTing occupational therapy: Words, images, and actions. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 66, 652-671. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2012.666001

Jaffe, E. (1985a). Nationally Speaking: Transition in health care - Critical planning for the 1990s: Part one. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 39, 431-435. doi: 10.5014/ajot.39.7.431

Jaffe, E. (1985b). Nationally Speaking: Transition in health care - Critical planning for the 1990s, Part two. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 39, 499-503. doi: 10.5014/ajot.39.8.499

Johnson, J. (1981). Old values—New directions: Competence, adaptation, integration. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 35, 589-598. doi:10.5014/ajot.35.9.589

Jones, J. L. (1988). Looking back - Early occupational therapy education in Wisconsin: Elizabeth Upham David and Milwaukee-Downer College. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 42, 527-533. doi: 10.5014/ajot.42.8.527

Kielhofner, G. (2005). Rethinking disability and what to do about it: Disability studies and its implications for occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 59(5), 487–496. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.59.5.487

Kielhofner, G., & Burke, J. (1977). Occupational therapy after 60 years: An account of changing identify and knowledge. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 31, 675-689.

Kyler, P. L. (2008). Client-centered and family-centered care: Refinement of the concepts. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 24, 100-120. doi: 10.1080/01642120802055150

Leenerts, E., Evetts, C., & Miller, E. (2016). Reclaiming and proclaiming the use of crafts in occupational therapy. The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy, 4(4), Article 13. https://doi.org/10.15453/2168-6408.1194

Levine, R. (1986). Historical research: Ordering the past to chart our future. OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health, 6, 259-269. doi: 10.1177/153944928600600501

Levine, R. E. (1987). The influence of the arts-and-crafts movement on the professional status of occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 41(4), 248-254. doi: 10.5014/ajot.41.4.248

Levine Schemm, R. (1994). Bridging conflicting ideologies: The origins of American and British occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 48(11), 1082-1088. doi: 10.5014/ajot.48.11.1082

Lidz, T. (1985). Adolf Meyer and the development of American psychiatry. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 5, 33-53. doi: 10.1300/J004v05n03_02

Litterst, T. A. (1992). Occupational therapy: The role of ideology in the development of a profession for women. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 20-25. doi: 10.5014/ajot.46.1.20

Loomis, B. (1992). The Henry B. Favill school of occupations and Eleanor Clarke Slagle. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 34-37. doi: 10.5014/ajot.46.1.34

Low, J. F. (1992). The reconstruction aides. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 38-43. doi: 10/5014/ajot.46.1.38

Mahoney, W. J., Peters, C. O., & Martin, P. M. (2016). Willard and Spackman’s enduring legacy for future occupational therapy pathways. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 71, 7101100020p1-7101100020p7. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.023994

Malfitano, A.P.S., de Souza, R.G., & Lopes, R.E. (2016). Occupational justice and its related concepts: An historical and thematic scoping review. OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health, 36, 167-178. doi: 10.1177/1539449216669133

Marshall, A., Myers, C., & Pierce, D. (2016). A century of therapeutic use of the physical environment. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 71, 101100030p1-7101100030p10. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.023960

Marshall, E. M. (1985). Looking back. The concept of work in occupational therapy: A historical review. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 39, 297-300. doi:10.5014/ajot.39.5.297

McDaniel, M. L. (1971). Forerunners of the American Journal of Occupational Therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 25, 41-46.

Metaxas, V. A. (2000). Eleanor Clarke Slagle and Susan E. Tracy: Personal and professional identity and the development of occupational therapy in Progressive Era America. Nursing History Review: official journal of the American Association for the History of Nursing, 8, 39–70.

Meyer, A. (1937/1985). Address in honor of Eleanor Clarke Slagle. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 5, 109-113. doi: 10.1300/J004v05n03_07

Meyer, A. (1922/1983). The philosophy of occupational therapy. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 2, 79-86. doi: 10.1300/J004v02n03_05

Mosey, A. (1971). Involvement in the rehabilitation movement. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 25, 234-236.

Mosey, A. C. (1985). Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture, 1985: A monistic or a pluralistic approach to professional identity? American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 39, 504-509. doi: 10.5014/ajot.39.8.504

Nelson, D. (1997). Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture: Why the profession of occupational therapy will flourish in the 21st century. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 51, 11–24. doi:10.5014/ajot.51.1.11

Neville-Jan, A. (2005). The problem with prevention: The case of spina bifida. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 59(5), 527–539. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.59.5.527

Pattison, M., McKinstry, C., Cox, D., Boniface, G., & McLennan, N. (2022). Platinum anniversary - 70 years of highlights and influences of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists. World Federation of Occupational Therapists Bulletin, 78(1), 6-15. https://doi.org/10.1080/14473828.2022.2052623

Peloquin, S. M. (1989). Moral treatment: Contexts considered. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 43, 537-544. doi:10.5014/ajot.43.8.537

Peloquin, S. M. (1991). Occupational therapy service: Individual and collective understandings of the founders, part 1. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 45, 352-360. doi:10.5014/ajot.45.4.352

Peloquin, S. M. (1991). Occupational therapy service: Individual and collective understandings of the founders, part 2. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 45, 733-744. doi:10.5014/ajot.45.8.733

Peloquin, S. M. (1994). Looking back - Moral treatment: How a caring practice lost its rationale. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 48, 167-173. doi: 10.5014/ajot.48.2.167

Peloquin, S. M. (2005). Embracing our ethos, reclaiming our heart. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 59(6), 611-625. doi: 10.5014/ajot.59.6.611

Persch, A. C. (2015). Paying it forward: Honoring Jane Case-Smith for commitment to occupational therapy education and research. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 69, 6906170010p1-6906170010p3. doi:10.5014/ajot.2015.696004

Peters, C. O. (2011). Foreword. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 27, 197-198. doi: 10.1080/0164212X.2011.597327

Peters, C. O. (2011). Powerful occupational therapists: A community of professionals, 1950-1980. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 27, 199-410. doi: 10.1080/0164212X.2011.597328

Peters, C., Martin, P., & Mahoney, W. (2015). The power of two: Willard and Spackman's influence on occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 69, 6911510215p1. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO6096

Pettigrew, J., Robinson, K., & Moloney, S. (2016). The bluebirds: World War I soldiers' experiences of occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 71, 7101100010p1-7101100010p9. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2017.023812

Phillips, M. E. (1996). Looking back - The use of drama and puppetry in occupational therapy during the 1920s and 1930s. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 50, 229-233. doi: 10.5014/ajot.50.3.229

Pierce, D. (1985). ASCOTA: Student Perspectives. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 39, 7-10. doi: 10.5014/ajot.39.1.7

Pizzi, M. A., & Richards, L. G. (2017). Promoting health, well-being, and quality of life in occupational therapy: A commitment to a paradigm shift for the next 100 years. American Occupational Therapy, 71, 7104170010p1-7104170010p5. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.028456

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AOTA Constitution, Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws, Policies, Task Force Reports, and Other Related Governance Documents

Official AOTA Documents

AOTA New Governance Approach (n.d.) (AOTA member-only content prompt), AOTA Governance Chart (2020), and AOTA Department Organizational Chart (2020)

Proposed New Bylaws (2022) and Current Bylaws with Track Changes Indicating All Edits, Additions, and Deletions (2022) (AOTA member-only content prompts)

Comparison of AOTA’s Proposed Bylaws and Current Bylaws (2022) (AOTA member-only content prompt)

Report of the Bylaws, Policies, and Procedures Committee (BPPC) to the Board of Directors, February 2022 (AOTA member-only content prompt)

Report of the AOTA Governance Enhancement Task Force Report, 2021 (AOTA member-only content prompt)

AOTA Credentials Review and Accountability Committee (CRAC) SOP (2020) (AOTA member-only content prompt)

Relationship of AOTA and ACOTE (April 2020)

AOTA Special Task Force Report on External Issues Related to OT and OTA Entry Levels (2019)

2019 Policy Manual

The Articles of Incorporation of The American Occupational Therapy Association (2017)

AOTA Agenda Committee SOPs (2017) (AOTA member-only content prompt)

The AOTA 2016 Annual Business Meeting (AOTA member-only content or pay-per-view access prompt)

2016 Report of the Bylaws, Policies, and Procedures Committee (BPPC)

Summary of Articles and Bylaws Revisions, 2016 (AOTA member-only content or pay-per-view access prompt)

Summary of Articles and Bylaws Revisions, 2013 (AOTA member-only content or pay-per-view access prompt)

Council of the District of Columbia (2011): The link to the full text of the Code of the District of Columbia Chapter 4. Nonprofit Corporations Sub Section 29 is publicly available. The four sections that may be of most interest are provided below:

Summary of 2009 Bylaws Amendments (AOTA member-only content or pay-per-view access prompt)

Official Bylaws of The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. 2001 (AOTA member-only content or pay-per-view access prompt)

AOTA Procedural Manual

Additional Related Documents

Additional Significant Publications

In Memoriams

Claudia Kay Allen: Allen Cognitive Group

A. Jean Ayres: AJOT

George Edward Barton: Editorial

Robert Kendall Bing: AJOT

Jane Case-Smith: AJOT, AJOT, OTJR

Albert Copolillo: Richmond Times-Dispatch

Florence Cromwell: OT Practice

William Rush Dunton, Jr.: American Journal of Psychiatry

Virginia Chandler Dykes: Online Obituary

Melanie Ellexson: The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy

Gail Fidler: AJOT

Mary Fiorentino: AJOT

Ann Patricia Grady: AOTF and OT Practice

Herbert James Hall: Editorial

Jim Hinojosa: The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy and News from AOTA

DeLana K. Honaker: The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy and Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors

Alice Jantzen: AJOT

Winifred Kahmann: AJOT

Thomas Bessell Kidner: AHA

Gary Kielhofner: AJOT and OTJR

Lorna Jean King: AJOT

Julia Lathrop: Chicago Daily Tribune and Book Excerpt by Jane Addams

Sidney Licht: American Journal of Physical Medicine

Anne MacRae: OT Practice

Henrietta McNary: AJOT

Adolf Meyer: Mental Hygiene

Cordelia Meyers: AJOT

Maralynne Mitcham: AJOT

Josephine Moore: OT Practice

Barbara E. Neuhas: OT Practice

Mary Reilly: CFOT and OT Practice

Mildred Ross: Personal Correspondence (posted by the Connecticut OT Association)

Eleanor Clarke Slagle: The American Journal of Psychiatry in Women Building Chicago

Nancy Snyder Lieftinck: The Columbus Dispatch

Eloise Strand: Obituary

Mary P. Taugher: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Susan E. Tracy: Editorial

Ruth Brunyate Weimer: Occupational Therapy in Mental Health and Chestertown Article

Carlotta Welles: OT Practice and USC

Wilma West: The Washington Post

Muriel Zimmerman: OT Practice