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My OT in the Past, Present and Future
This year our FOTA theme is “Back to the Future”. This makes me think of time in the context of Past, Present and Future. I have been an OT for 17 years. I remember beingan OT student and being in awe of those seasoned OTs who had been working over
Five Things Pediatric Therapists Can Do To Improve Marketability
As occupational therapists, we advocate for our patients. But who can best advocate for occupational therapy? Our clients! How we see ourselves,others will likewise. Make sure your clients are telling the world all about the great therapy you provided.
Early Intervention and School System
Has Response to Intervention or Multi-Tiered System of Supports been on your mind lately?
Obama Care (Affordable Healthcare Act) and Fieldwork
For each of you who educate Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy Assistant students- Thank-you from FLOTEC.
I am taking some time off work to be a stay-at-home mom to the sweetest, cutest baby boy that ever existed. It has given me the chance to understand the demands inherent with the occupation of childcare. It quickly became evident that I was at risk for cumulative trauma disorders as I went through our daily routine. Luckily, there are a variety of ways to lessen the burden.
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
Click here to view the current FOTA Strategic Plan
including our Vision Statement
Check back often for updates to this exciting process!