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.
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From the FOTA By-laws
Section 1 Membership Classes
The membership of the Association shall be divided into three categories: 1) Occupational Therapists who shall hereinafter be referred to as OTs, 2) Occupational Therapy Assistants hereinafter referred to as OTAs, and 3) Occupational Therapy Students.
Section 2 Qualifications
a.To be eligible for Category 1 membership (OT) the individual must be currently licensed or eligible to be licensed in the state of Florida.
b.To be eligible for Category 2 membership (OTA) the individual must be currently licensed or eligible to be licensed in the state of Florida.
c.To be eligible for Category 3 membership (Student) the individual shall be enrolled in an entry-level occupational therapy educational program that is accredited, approved, or pending approval or accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE®)and that is located in the United States, or in a state, commonwealth, district, or territory of the United States.