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Eleanor Clarke Slagle Analysis Assignment
There are many websites dedicated to describing the history of occupational therapy, some with international perspective, which you can find with a quick Google search. As you search for information, be sure to investigate the author of the information, and look for sites that cite their sources.
OT Centennial: 1917-2017
This website, created by AOTA in honor of the profession's centennial anniversary in 1917, has a wealth of information about the profession's history.
Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lectures
Links to all of the Slagle lectures from 1980 through the present (older lectures may be accessed via the book below).
OT History at Puget Sound
OT History ebooks
The History of Occupational Therapy by
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Publication Date: 2017
The History of Occupational Therapy: The First Century by Drs. Lori T. Andersen and Kathlyn L. Reed follows a chronological timeline, providing discussions and reflections on the influence of various personalities, politics, legislation and policy, economics, socio-cultural values, technology, and educational factors that led to the progressive maturation of the profession.
AJOT through the ages
Your online access to AJOT, whether through your student AOTA membership or through the library, only goes back to 1980. We have access all the way back to the original 1947 issue in print or on microfilm, which you can request at the Library Service Desk at the front of the library. Fortunately, AJOT is also indexed all the way back to 1947 through PsycInfo, so that provides another opportunity to do historical research.
Science Liaison Librarian
, Computer Science
, Environmental Policy & Decision Making
, Exercise Science
, Occupational Therapy
, Physical Therapy
, Public Health