Addressing Mealtime Challenges for Young Children and Families: How do challenges begin and how does this influence the assessment process?
AOTA has identified Feeding, Eating and Swallowing as a specialty area of practice with occupational therapy identified as part of a teamprovides comprehensive assessment and intervention to address concerns in these areas (AOTA, 2007).
MUSIC BASED AUDITORY STIMULATION POSITIVELY IMPACTS DEMENTIA
Prior to the late 1960’s, American scientists thought that the brain was fixed and unchangeable.
Home Modifications and Going Mobile: A New Way to Advance OT Expertise and Practice
The AOTA Centennial Vision continues to bring the occupational therapy (OT) profession to new and exciting levels of practice.
Have You Heard of Common Data Elements?
Years ago, I was working in a clinic as a licensed OT with a bachelor’s degree. With limited research training I did not know how to select assessments for measuring the effect of my interventions.
The Florida Occupational Therapy Association (FOTA) was incorporated on October 7, 1977. FOTA has undergone many changes in those 30 years. We celebrate this, FOTA's 30th year by reorganizing the association to better serve the members. We now have a virtual office in which the board members are answering the phones daily, we have already increased customer service in this way by being able to provide quick and accurate answers and resources. As this web site unfolds more value will unfold too. Come back often to see this great work in progress!
FOTA Mission Statement
The mission of FOTA is to serve as a collective body to support, develop and represent the occupational therapy profession for the advancement of the practice and to better serve the consumer.
Learn more about the history and strategic plan of the FOTA