OT links

Useful Websites:

OT-Europe ‘- Occupational Therapy Europe is a collaboration between occupational therapists in practice, education and research’

ENOTHE – European Network of Occupational Therapy in Higher Education

COTEC – Council of Occupational Therapists for the European Countries

COTEC Summary of the Profession– provides comprehensive information about the profession in 30 European countries e.g. education.

WFOT- World Federation of Occupational Therapists

WFOT Forum (OTION) -An online forum to connect with other Occupational Therapists and students.

Kawa Model– Culturally relevant Occupational Therapy model

Kawa model iphone app

Canadian Occupational Performance Measure (COPM)

COPM Learning Module

OT4OT -‘passionate about using online technology for professional development, research, and practice.’
OT24Vx ‘A free, online, 24 hour conference for occupational therapists.’

OT Wise – ‘A social media campaign, setup in February 2015, aiming to raise public awareness, understanding and debate around Occupational Therapy.’

UNAEE– ‘French occupational therapy student national association.’

The OT Hub – Providing an ‘international platform for the exploration, collaboration and promotion
of the occupational therapy profession.’

OTMiri – Aims to ‘inspire and empower occupational therapy students and new practitioners through meaningful engagement, education and support.’ Based in the US but lots of relatable content!

Occupational Therapy Insights – 50 OT related videos, downloadable study guides, books, occupational therapy news, and it features a video blog entitled “Today in my OT life” from Dr. Frederick Covington. This is also an App!

Twitter: Who to follow?

@OTalk -Every Tuesday evening a new discussion on Twitter, led by different Occupational therapists and students. Calendar and transcripts here.

@IamAnOT17 – ‘Each week an Occupational Therapist tweets about their job.’

@OSeurope -‘European Network to support the development of Occupational Science’

@RCOTstudents -Royal College of Occupational Therapists Student feed.

@InternationalVE – ‘The official international twitter page of the Flemish Occupational Therapy Association’

Heather Milar-Gowen’s list of Occupational Therapists/students on Twitter

Facebook Groups:

MH4OT -(Mental health 4OT) Part of a series of 4OT Facebook groups covering different areas of practice. See their ‘about’ section for a full list.

Occupational Therapy Students: Get Connected

International OT’s Connect

School Based Occupational & Physical Therapists

Blogs and Podcasts etc:

On The Air -Podcast, ‘A space for teaching and learning about occupational therapy.’

TEDx Talks – A selection of occupational therapy TEDx/TED talks compiled by Bill Wong.

The Diagnosis of Exclusion -Keir Harding’s blog on mental health OT, specialising in Personality Disorder.

Some boards on Pinterest that may interest you:

Occupational Therapy Associations across Europe:

RCOT -Royal College of Occupational Therapists- UK.

ANFE – French Association of Occupational Therapy.

AOTI – Association of Occupational Therapists in Ireland.

Ergotherapie Nederland – Dutch OT Association

DVE – (Deutscher Verband der Ergotherapeuten) German Association of Occupational Therapists


Let us know your favourite OT resource, or your countries OT association, and we’ll add it to our collection!

One Comment

  1. Thanks for adding my blog to this.

    Keir (@keirwales)

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