Occupational Therapy Resources
All Kids Network - Printable crafts, coloring pages, worksheets, and much more. Filter by season, holiday, activity, or skill
American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF) Resource Notes - "offer insights into human occupation as it relates to current societal issues."
AOTA: The American Occupational Therapy Association - Information about this important professional organization, and many resources for OTs, OTAs, and students, including a job database.
Baystate Health Sciences Library - Visit this site to get directions, hours and access to the Health Sciences Library Online Catalog. The Library is open to the public but you need to pay for copies and can not check out books.
BioMed Central - An online database that provides free, full-text access to over 200 peer-reviewed open access journals across all areas of biology and medicine. Includes commentary, reviews, and more.
DLTK Kids - Create chore or reward charts, printable crafts, coloring pages, and activities
Do2Learn - Thousands of free resources for individuals with special needs
ERIC - Search for OT materials from an educational perspective.
Eye Can Learn - Fun eye exercises to promote visual processing skills
Free Medical Journals - Site dedicated to the promotion of free access to medical journals over the Internet.
Fun and Function - A selection of therapy products, games, and educational toys
Jill Kuzma - Excellent resources, handouts, and visuals for emotional regulation and social skills
Krazy Dad - Free printable puzzles, such as mazes, Sudoku, crosswords, logic games
Occupational Therapy Resource Guide - Links to OT related resources provided by the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries. Subjects include mental health, evidence-based practice, and product information.
OT Mom Learning Activities - Activities and information on all skill areas
OT Plan - Select the skills you want to target and the materials you have. It provides you with activities. A great website for busy professionals!
OT Search - Find citations for common OT topics from the American Occupational Therapy Foundation; many articles cited are available at Hatch Library. *Must be an AOTA member to use this resource.
PubMed - "comprises more than 22 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites."
PubMed Central - "a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM)."
Science.gov - "searches over 42 databases and over 2000 selected websites from 14 federal agencies, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information including research and development results."
Sensory Resources - General information on sensory processing
Sensory Smarts - Information on sensory processing disorders, sensory diet activities, and practical solutions for sensory challenges at home and school
SPD Foundation - Sensory resource for research, education, and advocacy
Therapy Fun Zone - Activities (crafts, games, printables) organized by skill
Therapy Shoppe - Innovative sensory products, educational toys, occupational therapy tools, autism or special needs toys for learning, play, self-regulation, sensory integration, handwriting, motor skills development, fidgeting, and much more...
Therapy Street for Kids - Great Occupational Therapy home program website. Full of activities for multiple skill areas
Zones of Regulation - The Zones is a systematic, cognitive behavior approach used to teach self-regulation by categorizing all the different ways we feel and states of alertness we experience into four concrete zones. The Zones curriculum provides strategies to teach students to become more aware of, and independent in controlling their emotions and impulses, managing their sensory needs, and improving their ability to problem solve conflicts