Monday, May 27, 2013

AOTA 2014 Conference and Call For Papers

Call for Papers 

94th AOTA Annual Conference & Expo
Baltimore, MD
April 3-6, 2014; Pre-Conference Institutes April 2

Submission deadline: June 4, 2013AOTA invites you to share your innovations and experiences by submitting a proposal to present at the 94th Annual Conference & Expo in Baltimore, MD from April 3-6, 2013; Pre-Conference Institutes April 2.

Instructions for Submission

  • Proposals may be submitted anytime through midnightTuesday, June 4, 2013
  • Proposals will only be accepted through the online process.
  • All presenters, for each proposal submitted, must have a valid e-mail address. If you are submitting multiple abstracts, please consistently use one e-mail address.
  • Complete required fields in all sections. You may exit and enter the proposal submission process as many times as needed to complete your proposal through Tuesday, June 4, 2013
  • We recommend that you first develop your proposal in a word processing program such as Microsoft Word and use the spell check and grammar check features. Then copy and paste the information into the appropriate sections. This will ensure greater accuracy. Please make sure that spelling and credentials are accurate.
  • Incomplete proposals will be deleted after June 5, 2013.

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Immediate Occupational Therapist Positions available at DAIVA FOUNDATION

Daiva Foundation is an interdisciplinary early intervention centre cum school for special needs children with developmental delays in particular those with:
·         Autism, Asperger Syndrome, and related Pervasive Developmental Disorders.
·         Learning Disability.
·         Behavioural difficulties including aggression.
Currently we have vacancy for the following positions:-

·         Occupational Therapist: - Fresh graduates and post graduates.

Remuneration: - 15+ for graduates (negotiable) : 18+ for post graduates (negotiable)
(Note: Remuneration will be at par industry standard.)

Mail your Resumes to :-

Address -

#106, ‘Nilam Nivas’,
16th Cross, 4th Phase,
Bengaluru - 560078

Website -

Contact - +917795223368
                080 26494808

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Occupational Therapy Post available at Play Street, Bangalore

about Organization.
PlayStreet, a resource center for children with special needs, invites applications from qualified occupational therapists (Masters/ Bachelors level). Details about our organization and job description have been given below. PlayStreet and Stepping Stones is a Special Education collaborative working towards inclusion, training, and rehabilitation of the special child. Our collaboration includes Diagnostic Clinic and Consultative Services, an ABA/VB intensive school program, and Play based Group Special
education program. Our collaborative has experienced professionals in the fields of school psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis, special education, speech therapy and occupational therapy. Our services range from intensive one-on-one therapies within our clinic and school to academic and behavior
support for children in an inclusive setting. PlayStreet invites applications from Occupational Therapists interested in working with children and adolescents with special needs. The therapist will work in the clinic to provide individual therapy and also consult with the behavior therapists and special educators in the classrooms to assist in helping the children meet their motor goals within the classroom.

An occupational therapist will be expected to perform the following tasks in our organization:
1.      Assessment and Diagnosis of Occupational Therapy (OT) needs and Sensory Integration (SI) related disorders.

2.      Providing treatment to children with OT/SI related disorders in individual and/or groups settings.
3.      Training parents in the strategies relevant for the child and prescribing home programs for parents to carry out after the therapy sessions.
4.      Conduct workshops for teachers and parents for creating awareness on OT/SI treatment.
5.      Consult with teachers and other therapists for OT/SI related activities to be given in classroom.
6.      Working with a team of professionals to provide team based and integrated treatment to the client.

Interested candidates please contact us at with your resume , for more information please visit us at
Information courtesy: Bindiya Shajith, M.Ed., PhD
Psychologist/ Clinic Director
PlayStreet, Bangalore

Monday, May 13, 2013

Admission notice

Swaami Vivekanand National Institute of National Institute for the Rehabilitation Training and Research (SVNIRTAR)
 National Institute for Orthopaedically Handicapped(NIOH)Olatpur, PO: Bairoi, Dist: Cuttack,Odisha-754010 B.T.Rload, Bo-hoogly,Kolkata-700 090

Admission notice

(Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India) AT:-OLATPUR, PO:-BAIROI, DIST:-CUTTACK, ODISHA-754010 Phone No.: 0671 – 2805347, 2805552, Fax: 0671 – 2805862

Saturday, May 11, 2013


This is to inform you that the MINISTRY OF HEALTH, SAUDI ARABIA requires OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST ( Female ) with 2 years experience. 

Occupational Therapist ( Female)
2 Years

Date of interview: Bangalore 11th & 12th May 2013 

 : Mumbai 14th May 2013 

Interested candidates may please forward CV’s to
Note : Email Subject Example
Requested you to circulate to your friends/colleagues/family circle as well
Required Documents:
1. Updated CV
2. SSLC / 10th/SecondarySchool Leaving Certificate - Anyone.
3. Pre Degree (PDC) / (HSC) / +2 / Matriculation - Anyone.
4. Degree Certificates Copies
5. Registration Certificates
6. Experience Certificates Till Date
7. Passport Copy (First Page and Last Page)
8. Photo (Passport Size )

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Occupational therapy job at Kerala

K.E.Safiya Autism Centre requires qualified,experienced and dedicated Occupational Therapist. 

Information courtesy: Hubbu Rahman 

please visit:

Shanti Nagar, IX-317 
Kidaran Kunnu, Kurichiyil (P.O) 
New Mahe - 670 102
Kerala, India.
Tele phone:+91 490 2336775 / +91 490 2333685

Occupational therapy post in SRM

There are 2 AP post and 2 clinical therapist vacant in our college. Interested people can contact 

D.Suresh,Dean,SRM OT in these no (9841275372, 27456728).

starting Salary: 

clinical therapist 10,000/- per month

AP: 21,000/- per month
information courtesy : Phinoj K Abraham

Friday, May 3, 2013

Make Occupational Therapy as your Career Choice

Make Occupational Therapy as your Career Choice

Department of Occupational Therapy, Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal, 576104, Karnataka, India, Phone: 0820-2922938/ 2922220/ 2922188, Email:

Course: Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (BOT). It is 4 ½ year fulltime course.
Eligibility: Student graduated from science stream with at least 45 % marks.

Department of Occupational Therapy Manipal is affiliated by World Federation of Occupational Therapy (WFOT) [] & All India Occupational Therapist’s Association (AIOTA) [].

Department of Occupational Therapy, Manipal conducts the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy programme under Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences (MCOAHS) and is affiliated to Manipal University. This Course is also affiliated by Health Professions Council (HPC), UK and National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT), USA.

What is Occupational Therapy?
Occupational Therapy is a health disciplines that evaluates treats and consults with individuals whose abilities to cope with the tasks of everyday living are challenged by physical illness or injury, psychosocial disability or developmental delay.

What does an occupational therapist do?
n Treat persons with disabilities using therapeutic techniques & procedures
n Design and fabricate splints, assistive devices and adaptive aids
n Train for independence in daily activities
n Modify environment to support participation and many more

Job & Academic Prospects
n Occupational Therapy is well renowned in India and has tremendous scope overseas.
n In India the market for this profession is steadily increasing.
n Occupational therapist works in Neurological, Orthopedical, and Pediatric and Mental Health unit in hospital and rehabilitation centre.
n Occupational therapists also work in school, industrial setup and as ergonomic consultant.
n Good opportunities for overseas placements.
n Abroad they draw attractive annual salary.
n Can pursue Masters and PhD in specialized fields.

Why Department of Occupational Therapy Manipal is your right choice for your career?
1) Since 2006 this department is one of the reputed clinical placement destinations for occupational therapy students from different part of the world.
2) Only institute in India which has collaboration with foreign universities in terms of clinical placement, lateral entry and collaborative research in the field of occupational therapy.
3) One of the leading institutes in India in terms of publishing research article in the field of occupational therapy.
4) India’s best splint unit. India’s best standard lab with maximum number of standardized tools for education, treatment and research.
5) More than 60 % of alumni of this department are placed overseas.
6) Highly qualified staff with national & international research background.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

3rd Post Graduate Training Program in Oncology for Occupational Therapists”


Dear Occupational Therapist,

 The Occupational Therapy Department at Tata Memorial Hospital is conducting 3rd  Post Graduate Training Program in Oncology for Occupational Therapists” on 18th,19th , 20th & 21st of July 2013. The Tata Memorial Centre has been continuously involved in diagnosis, treatment and research in cancer as well as in training and education to provide the highest standard of patient care from more than 70 years.

This training program aims at imparting knowledge and training related to cancer rehabilitation to the fellow Occupational Therapists.

Rehabilitation in the Oncological conditions like Head and Neck, Breast, Gynecological, Thoracic, Bone and Soft Tissue cancers, Brain Tumors, Palliative care…etc will be covered.

To allow better interaction we will be registering only 20 candidates (graduates and postgraduates).
Only those candidates observing punctuality and attendance will be awarded certificates. No concession will be granted for coming late or leaving early.

Last Date for registration: 30th June 2013.
Venue: Lecture Hall, 2nd Floor GJ Block, Tata Memorial Hospital.
Registration charges: Rs 3500/- (Inclusive of Tea and Lunch)

Out station Candidates – Accommodation subject to availability of rooms.
Cheque or DD to be sent in favor of “Tata Memorial Hospital” payable at Mumbai

The registration form is enclosed here with.

Thanking you,

Dr (Mrs) Manjusha R Vagal
OIC Occupational Therapy Department,
Room No: 14, Main Building,
Tata Memorial Hospital.
Dr E Borges Road, Parel, Mumbai-400012    
Ph: 022 24177227(Mon to Fri 9:30 to 5:30)


In June, 2014 there will be a special issue of Occupational Therapy International on clinical
case studies in occupational therapy using experimental prospective designs.
Evidence-based practice is becoming the standard for the health and medical professions. In
occupational therapy there is a need for documentation of effective treatment. Clinical case
studies can be used to explore and evaluate the effectiveness of interventions that are commonly
used in occupational therapy such as sensory integration, splinting, assistive devices, pain
management, cognitive retraining, and work rehabilitation as well as complementary methods
such as yoga, stress management, prescriptive exercise and constraint –induced movement
therapy. Different from experimental group research, clinical case studies often allow for more
individualized problem identification as well as client-centered treatment planning and outcome
measures. The results of these pilot studies can also be used to replicate more extensive clinical
Manuscripts are especially welcome in the following areas:
1. Single subject prospective studies applying an occupational therapy intervention.
2. Meta-analyses of clinical case studies in a specific diagnostic area such as stroke.
3. Clinical case studies that critically evaluate the efficacy of a treatment intervention.
4. Single subject designs that use a case control or the subject as his or her own control.
All manuscripts will be expected to:
Identify and operationally define the intervention, apply standardized and/or client-centered
assessments in evaluating outcome and use screening criteria for subject selection. The
manuscript should abide by the Occupational Therapy International referencing style. Author
guidelines can be found under the “For Contributors” section:
The deadline for the receipt of Manuscripts is September 30, 2013 with anticipated publication in
June 2014. Manuscripts should be submitted online at
Further information
Please contact the guest editors, Eric Hwang, PhD., OTR/L and Franklin Stein, PhD,
OTR/L, FAOTA . These editors can give initial feedback on manuscripts before the
usual blind review process.

Information obtained from :