Practice and Research Tools

AOTA's Evidence Briefs provide members with information on what is known about the effectiveness of interventions used in OT practice. Members only

AOTA's Evidence-Based Resource Directory is an online directory that links to Internet sites related to the evidence-based practice of OT including databases, tutorials, and national and international evidence-oriented sites. Members only

AOTA's Reference Guide to the Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics, 2008 Edition contains numerous resources for ethics education to assist occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants and students in developing ethical reasoning and applying it to learning, practice, teaching, and development of our science.

AOTA's Reimbursement department gives members a wide selection of practical reimbursement resources on important topics such as coverage and medical review, private practice, outpatient rehabilitation, home health, hospital practice, and much more.Members only

AOTA's State Affairs staff continuously monitor and analyze state legislation and regulations affecting occupational therapy. VisitLicensure online for a wealth of current detailed information.Members only

The American Occupational Therapy Foundation houses the Wilma L. West Library, the largest collection of OT literature in the world; manages OT Search, the profession's literature database (Member discounts apply); and provides other educational resources for clinicians and scholars.