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Read our e-newsletter just for students to find articles, tips, and resources to help you as you start your OT career.
AOTA members can access all articles in the British Journal of Occupational Therapy and Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy.
Our childhood obesity tip sheet (now also available in Spanish) has suggestions for families to become more healthy—while having fun.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about the state regulation of occupational therapy.
Delaware PT Scope of Practice Bill Amended to Address OT Concerns
CMS Clarification on Medicaid Coverage of Services to Children with Autism
Hawaii Enacts Occupational Therapy Licensure Law 50th State to License Occupational Therapists
Connecticut and Tennessee Enact Fair Cost Sharing Protection
Hawaii Licensure in Governor’s Hands