Research Surveys

Evidence based practice is vital to growing and sustaining our profession. This page provides TOTA members an opportunity to gather participants for their research. By participating in research surveys, you are helping to support ongoing efforts to further our profession. 

If you would like to have your survey shared on our website, please email us

Please note that none of the included survey links are affiliated with TOTA.

TOTA Member Surveys

The intent of this mixed methods study, “Practitioner Perceptions Regarding Admission Practices Impact on Ethnic Diversity in Occupational Therapy,” is to address the impact of the admission process and criteria effecting the diversification of clinicians within the occupational therapy profession. To be eligible you must be a licensed occupational therapist (OT) or occupational therapy assistant (OTA) or attend an OT or OTA program within the United States. Completing the online survey will take 15-20 minutes. The study records and collected data will be kept secure and confidential. If you have questions about the study before participating or during the study. I can be contacted at 713-303-1841 or by email at [email protected]  The Faculty Sponsor, Babette M. Eikenberg, Ed.D., may be contacted at [email protected] Click here for more information about this study. Link to study. Added Jan 2020

I am seeking pediatric occupational therapists to help determine how pediatric occupational therapists address stress in caregivers of children who have sensory dysfunction. Your participation is voluntary and no identifying information will be collected. Link to survey
Added Nov 2019

Phone interview with OTs who are: (a) currently working in IRF and (b) having at least 2 years of IRF experiences on functional cog assessments.
Please contact: [email protected]

Non-TOTA Member Surveys

  • This survey, "Investigation of Challenging Behaviors in Pediatric Occupational Therapy," is designed to probe your perceptions of the impact that a child demonstrating challenging behaviors have on therapy participation. To be eligible, you must be a licensed OT or OTA. Completing the online survey may take 15-20 minutes. No identifying information, including IP addresses, will be collected. The survey is anonymous and responses cannot be linked to you. Question can be emailed to:[email protected] Added Oct 2019

  • The purpose of this survey is to gather information about the work demands of school occupational, physical, and speech therapists and the factors that affect how they get their work done. The Chicago State University Institutional Review Board has approved this survey (CSU IRB# 014-02-19).

  • Gathering perspective on the provision of school-based occupational therapy services to address the mental health needs of middle and high school students with disabilities. Added Feb 2019

  • To better understand how OT practitioners actually work with the adult ASD population (e.g., interventions, assessments, and reimbursement). Added Jan 2019

  • The purpose of this survey is to determine if OT practitioners have access to knowledge and tools to effectively differentiate and screen for hearing loss and cognitive decline in clinical practice. Added Jan 2019

  • The purpose of this study is to explore what areas of sensory integration therapy are fulfilled by school-based occupational therapists who work with children who have sensory processing disorders. Added Jan 2019