Calls for Abstracts/Presentation Proposals

Occupational therapists are encouraged to share their expertise, best practices and research findings. Presenting our programs, best practices, outcomes and the evidence behind what we do is an important way to promote OT and to contribute to the skill development of other OTs!

Consider OSOT Tips for Writing a Successful Abstract as a resource in preparing your abstract. Pay careful attention to individual program abstract requirements. 

Listing of Current Calls for Abstracts

Best Practices Day 2022 
Best Practices Day 2022 gathers clinicians, administrators and researchers from across sectors and disciplines for a day of networking and learning. Take advantage of this opportunity to share your latest initiative, project or study outcomes. Take advantage of this opportunity to share your latest initiative, project or study outcomes. All rehabilitation-related abstracts will be considered and must reflect projects/initiatives completed by the conference date (including full analysis and conclusions). 

Deadline: December 20, 2021

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Call for Papers: Occupational Therapy and Mental Health Needs of Autistic Clients
Occupational therapists frequently collaborate with individuals on the autism spectrum across the lifespan to address functional goals and valued occupations. Recent surveys and listening sessions with autistic individuals have identified mental health as a priority area for the autistic community. This special issue of the American Journal of Occupational Therapy (AJOT) will highlight the needs of the autism community with regard to mental health services and the role occupational therapists can play in addressing those needs. This issue especially seeks findings from empirical studies, systematic reviews, or meta-analyses that can be used to inform occupational therapy practice or policymaking decisions.  

Deadline: February 1, 2022

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