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State Policy

The State Affairs Group is responsible for all of AOTA's state legislative and regulatory activities.

This department monitors and provides analysis of proposed legislation and regulations affecting occupational therapy in the states, conducts outreach, and provides assistance to state occupational therapy associations on key state issues such as professional regulation and scope of practice.

The department also serves as a day-to-day liaison to state occupational therapy regulatory boards on professional trends and issues such as supervision and continuing competence requirements.

Please contact the State Affairs Group at stpd@aota.org if you have questions about the state regulation of occupational therapy.

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