The American Occupational Therapy Association’s (AOTA’s) Centennial Vision states, “We envision that occupational therapy is a powerful, widely recognized, science-driven, and evidence-based profession with a globally connected and diverse workforce meeting society’s occupational needs” (AOTA, 2007, p. 614). Three elements that are viewed as relevant to a shared vision include evidence-based decision making, science-fostered innovation in occupational therapy practice, and the power to influence. The American Journal of Occupational Therapy clearly has the capacity to play a key role in meeting the Centennial Vision. The journal has the potential to guide practitioners to make evidence-based decisions via the dissemination of well-designed clinical trials; make practitioners, clients, and third-party payers aware of science- and evidence-based innovations that have the potential to improve participation and quality of life; and eventually influence health care decisions for present and future clients. Indeed, one of the four strategic directions that were identified to...
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Brief Report| Online March 01 2010
Rehabilitation Research Focused on Neurorehabilitation
Online ISSN: 1943-7676
Print ISSN: 0272-9490
Copyright © 2010 by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.
The American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 2010, Vol. 64(2), 341–356.
Glen Gillen; Rehabilitation Research Focused on Neurorehabilitation. Am J Occup Ther March/April 2010, Vol. 64(2), 341–356. doi: https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.64.2.341
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