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Let's grow your capacity as a school-based OT practitioner, together

We help occupational therapy practitioners better understand how to succeed in the schools.


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Cait B.

Certified OT Assistant

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Jason G.

School-Based OT


Danielle D.,

School-Based & Early Intervention OT

What is the
OT Schoolhouse?

OTS is a place for school-based OT practitioners to learn more about research and best practices related to treatments, tiered interventions, and the IEP process in the educational arena.


Every post, video, and podcast episode is designed with one thing in mind - to help you be a better school-based occupational therapy practitioner. 


The OT Schoolhouse Podcast

Join Jayson & special guests in the only podcast dedicated to school-based occupational therapy practitioners. 

The OTS Podcast covers topics directly related to your practice as an OT practitioner in the schools.


Listen in to discover why over 6,000 OT practitioners tune in to every episode!

Recent Episodes

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Meg Proctor

Program creator and advocate for autistic children


Dr. Sue Bazyk

Program Director at Every Moment Counts.


Olivia Martinez-Hauge

Owner at The Center for Connection & Neurodiversity

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Ushma Sampat

Private Practice owner & Mentor to school-based OT practitioners

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Dr. Zoe Mailloux

Faculty member of the Jefferson University OT Program

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Dr. Susanne Smith Roley

President of the Collaborative for Leadership in Sensory Integration (CLASI) 


Get started in your practice with a detailed read

On the OTS Blog, you'll find in-depth articles related to supporting students and school staff as occupational therapy providers in the schools. From fine motor to sensory and beyond, we've got you covered. 


Approved professional development courses to help you succeed as a school-based OT practitioner


A-Z School-Based OT 

Learn the nuts and bolts to school-based OT in this AOTA approved independent learning course. Together, we will cover everything from the scope of OT in schools to how to evaluate, provide therapy services, and exit students from OT in an ethical manner. Hundreds of therapists have happily completed this course. Now it's your turn!

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By Jayson Davies, MA, OTR/L


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Make the Shift: Caseload To Workload

The caseload model is outdated and is detrimental to us the students we serve. In this workshop, I will guide you through the necessary steps to move you and your team to a workload approach so you can better serve your students and stop working on nights and weekends. Take this action-oriented workshop to get your time back.!

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By Jayson Davies, MA, OTR/L



Join therapists from around the globe just as the new school year is about to start

Each year in August, the OT Schoolhouse hosts the annual Back To School Conference.


This virtual conference is unlike any other conference for OT practitioners and provides a stage for both practitioners and researchers who love school-based OT. 

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