AJOT Autism Special Issue Call for Papers

The American Journal of Occupational Therapy announces a call for papers for a special issue on occupational therapy and autism. The journal seeks research papers examining:

  • Intervention effectiveness
  • Instrument development and testing
  • Clinical classification and subtyping (literature reviews will NOT be reviewed).

Objectives of this issue are to generate empirical research supporting occupational therapy’s role in the treatment autism for use by consumers, insurers, and other health care professionals.

To indicate interest, email an abstract of your proposed submission to Dr. Roseann Schaaf, guest editor, at roseann.schaaf@jefferson.edu, by February 28, 2011.

Abstracts of no more than 200 words should contain the headings Objectives, Methods, Results, and Conclusion. Papers matching the goals of the special issue will be invited for formal submission.

The deadline for paper submission is July 30, 2011. Authors invited for formal submission will receive an e-mail message with formatting specifications and author guidelines.

Chris Davis, Director, AOTA Press
301-652-6611, ext. 2653

Source: OT Connections

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