Occupational Therapy

American Occupational Therapy Association
http://www.aota.org
Information on careers, resources, listservs, and publications.

Center for Aging Services Technologies
http://www.agingtech.org
Information on existing and emerging technologies, R&D projects, and links to multiple websites with information on "technologies for improving the quality of life for seniors while reducing health care costs".

Disability Statistics
http://www.ilr.cornell.edu/edi/disabilitystatistics/
"The DisabilityStatistics.org web site condenses several data sources into a single, user-friendly, accessible, Internet resource. It also provides essential background information on key issues related to disability statistics."

Evidence Based Practices Resources
http://www.otseeker.com/resources/default.asp
Links to evidence based practices resources compiled by OT Seeker

MedlinePlus: Rehabilitation
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/rehabilitation.html
Compilation of links to consumer material about rehabilitation methods such as physical therapy, art therapy, therapeutic recreation, occupational therapy, and massage. Covers rehabilitation for some specific conditions, such as stroke and vestibular disorders.(LII)

The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

http://www.nbcot.org/
News and information about occupational therapy certification.

Occupational Therapy Critically Appraised Topics
http://www.otcats.com/intro.html
"A critically appraised topic (or CAT) is a short summary of evidence on a topic of interest, usually focussed around a clinical question. A CAT is like a shorter and less rigorous version of a systematic review, summarising the best available research evidence on a topic".

Office of Rare Diseases Research
http://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/
The National Insitutes of Health website with information sources on rare diseases.

Workplace Injury, Illness and Fatality Statistics
http://www.osha.gov/oshstats/work.html
Statistics compiled by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

World Federation of Occupational Therapists
http://www.wfot.org.au/default.asp
"The World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT) is the key international representative for Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy around the world and the official international organisation for the promotion of Occupational Therapy".