Jennie Lacolla and myself, Lyndsey Collette are currently enrolled in the masters of occupational therapy program at Salem State University, located in Salem Massachusetts. We are conducting exploratory research titled Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder and Sleep: Is Sleep Being Addressed by Occupational Therapy Professionals in Pediatric Outpatient Clinics? The purpose of the study is to identify if occupational therapy professionals are addressing sleep participation for children with autism spectrum disorder in pediatric outpatient clinics. We are aiming for a cross-sectional representation of occupational therapy professionals and the sleep interventions used throughout the United States. This study will consist of an online survey through SurveyMonkey consisting of demographic information, close-ended Likert Scale questions and open-ended questions. This survey will take approximately 15-20 minutes to complete. Please complete the survey with 2 months. 

Inclusion criteria:

  • Occupational therapy professionals who are licensed to practice
  • Occupational therapy professionals currently working in a pediatric outpatient clinic (stand-alone or attached to a hospital) with children who have a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder
Exclusion criteria:
  • Occupational therapy clinicians with a last known experience of working with children with autism spectrum disorder prior to 2014


Thank you for taking the time to complete this survey,

Lyndsey Collette, OT/s & Jennie Lacolla, OT/s

Survey link: 

I am an OTD student at Drake University. I am currently involved in a research project that is looking at the integration of advocacy within occupational therapy
curricula. The goal of this study is to assess potential gaps within occupational therapy program curricula, and to discover ways to increase advocacy efforts of graduate students and future through interview. Advocacy is an integral part of the profession
and needs to be emphasized and understood at the graduate level so when students enter the professional field, they can speak about important ideas and opinions that can not only help people understand the importance of occupational therapy but also further
advance the profession forward. Below is a questionnaire that will help identify your experiences with advocacy through experiential learning and program curricula.

We would greatly appreciate if you could forward this email to any professionals, students, OT groups, and organizations that are eligible
to take this survey.
If you are a current OT student, click the link below to start the survey.


If you are an OT practitioner, click the link below to start the survey.

I am a occupational therapy doctoral student at Nova Southeastern University. For my capstone project I am researching occupational therapy practitioner knowledge of Medicaid Home and Community Based Service Waivers for adults with disabilities. My goal for this survey is to determine the need for continued practitioner education in regards to advocacy and Medicaid funding for occupational therapy services specifically for adults with disabilities within the community. I would greatly appreciate if you could forward this survey to your current members to assist in my research. The survey should take no more than 10 minutes of your time. 


Here is the link:


Title of Research: Exploring the barriers OT and OTAs face which prevent them from providing fieldwork education to OT/OTA students. 

* Population of interest: Licensed OTs and OTAs who do NOT accept fieldwork students (Level I or II) in their current work position (even if other OT/OTAs at the site take students). 


Occupational therapists and Assistants, who do not provide fieldwork education, you are invited to participate in a research study and register for a drawing to receive 1 of 2 amazon $25 gift cards. The survey will remain anonymous regardless if you complete the drawing registration or not.  Please share the link with other OT and OTAs. The goal of this survey is to understand the barriers individual occupational therapists (OT) and occupational therapy assistants (OTA) face which prevent them from providing fieldwork education. 
 The survey typically takes less than 10 minutes to complete and can be started and stopped throughout the completion process. The survey is completed on a voluntary basis and is completely anonymous. Due to the anonymity there is no perceived risk related to participation in the study.  This research has been approved by Eastern Kentucky University Internal Review Board.  Click the link below to read the full disclosure and begin the survey.  If you have any questions or concerns please contact: [email protected]

This survey link is posted in various locations and can be sent or forwarded by others who choose to share the survey link. Please complete the survey only one time even if multiple requests are received, seen, or sent.   I greatly appreciate your time, participation, and your support of occupational therapy research. Thanks and good luck!

SURVEY NAVIGATION: Use the blue arrows at the bottom of the page to advance the survey after responding, DO NOT use your browser's forward or back buttons as this will close the survey. 

We are Masters of Occupational Therapy students at the University of Scranton, conducting an exploratory study supervised by Dr. Rita Fleming-Castaldy. We value your unique perspective on the provision of school-based occupational therapy services to address the mental health needs of middle and high school students with disabilities. Informed consent information can be found at the start of the survey. You may stop taking this survey at any point and it will not affect your relationship with the University of Scranton Occupational Therapy Department. If you have any questions or concerns about study participation, please contact Dr. Fleming-Castaldy at [email protected] We thank you for your thoughtful consideration of participation in this study.

Please extend our invitation to licensed occupational therapists in the U.S. from your universities, organizations, or facilities. This survey should take approximately 25 minutes to complete.

Please click on the link below to a browser:      


Megan Barr, Kayla Concannon, Christine Evangelista, Jenna Gulics, OTS

Rita Fleming-Castaldy, Ph. D., OTR/L, FAOTA

The University of Scranton Occupational Therapy Department


Hello, we are MSOT students at San Jose State University completing our capstone research project. We are kindly requesting 2018 OT, OTD, or OTA graduates to complete our survey regarding perceptions of incivility during Level II Fieldwork. The online survey takes approximately 10 minutes to complete and will be available until Sunday, March 17, 2019.

Thank you for your support,

Adriana, Aimee, Adrienne, Lauren, & Travis

[email protected]


Interested in helping out a fellow OT Practitioner or student? Consider completing one of the short surveys below. 

My name is Kristin Hull and I am a Post Professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate student at the Indiana University Purdue University program in Indianapolis. I am seeking participants to assist in exploring functional cognitive care in pediatric traumatic brain injury in a two-phase study. I am interested in finding out how occupational therapy practitioners are addressing cognition through occupation-based activities across the continuum of care in children following a traumatic brain injury. The benefits of participation may impact society by helping increase knowledge about the role of occupational therapy, the role of occupational therapy in pediatric traumatic brain injury care, and the impact of cognition throughout the continuum of care in children following a traumatic brain injury.

Your assistance in providing information will be greatly appreciated. Participants will include occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants in the United States working with or who have worked with children and young adults 21 years of age and younger who have sustained a traumatic brain injury. A traumatic brain injury occurs after birth by bump, blow, or jolt to the head causing a disruption in function.

Phase One is an electronic survey available nationwide for four weeks. The survey consists of closed and opened ended questions with an approximate 10 to 15-minute completion time. Participation is completely voluntary and answers will be anonymous. Please find the Study Information Sheet attached, and the link to the survey can be followed here or copied into your browser:


Phase Two consists of in-person interviews to explore more in-depth responses regarding the use of occupation-based activities to address cognitive impairments in children following a traumatic brain injury. Participants living in Indiana who would like to further participate in phase two of this study, please contact me, Kristin Hull (student), by email at [email protected] to schedule an interview following survey completion. Information will be confidential and participation, again, is completely voluntary.


We will be happy to answer any questions you have about this study whether project or research-related problem. You may contact me, Kristin Hull (the student) by email at [email protected] or my advisor, Dr. Martina Allen by email at [email protected] For questions about your rights as a research participant or to discuss problems, complaints or concerns about a research study, or to obtain information, or offer input, contact the IU Human Subjects Office at (317) 278-3458 for Indianapolis or (800) 696-2949. The IRB is a group of people who review research studies to protect the rights and welfare of research participants.


Your time and participation are greatly appreciated.

Information Sheet


We are a research team from San Jose State University’s Occupational Therapy program investigating occupational therapy’s role in addressing breastfeeding in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Please help us by completing this short survey about your experience working as an occupational therapist in this setting, whether you address breastfeeding or not. The survey should take no longer than 10 minutes to complete, and your responses will be kept anonymous and confidential. Please click on the link below to begin the survey:


OT Perceptions and Practice Patterns Regarding Oculomotor Skills and the Impact on Occupational Performance in Children with Special Needs


We need your help to understand occupational therapy practices with adults with autism!

You are eligible to participate if you are an OT or COTA, and work with adults (18 or older) with ASD. Please take a few minutes to complete our anonymous online survey at your convenience:

And enter to win a $50.00 amazon gift card

Please pass the survey link on to other eligible OT practitioners

******Thank you for your time and consideration******

Dear North Carolina Occupational Therapy Practitioners,

I am a third-year OT student at Huntington University (Fort Wayne, Indiana) doing my capstone research project on differentiation and screening for hearing loss and cognitive decline in occupational therapy (OT) practice. I would greatly appreciate if you took the time to complete the survey (link provided below). The survey consists of 23 questions and should take approximately 8 minutes to complete, although there is no time restriction to complete the survey. The survey will close February 26, 2019 @ 11:59 pm MST.

Here is the link to the Qualtrics survey:

Your help is greatly appreciated,

Taylor Clough, OTDS

Huntington University

Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program 

You are invited to participate in a brief survey on sensory integration therapy intervention in the school setting.  


Your participation is valuable in order to understand how, when, and if school-based OT practitioners are providing sensory integration therapy intervention.  

Studies reflect that the majority of pediatric occupational therapist use sensory integration therapy as an intervention for children with sensory processing disorders.  Current trends show that school-based occupational therapy has a growing presence in addressing this problem area. 

This survey should take no more than 10 minutes to complete and your responses will remain anonymous. We ask that you forward this survey to any additional pediatric school-based therapists within your professional and personal network.


If you have any questions, please contact the co-investigator, Rochele Charles at [email protected] or primary investigator, Tara Glennon at [email protected] 

Thank you for your time!  


Rochele Charles, MS OTR/L 

Quinnipiac University Post-Professional Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program