Updated March 7, 2014
RA Online Meeting: The Representative Assembly (RA) needs your feedback! Take the survey and learn about the spring meeting, which will be held online, March 14 to 29. Online task groups will discuss 5 motions submitted as action items prior to the general RA meeting. Find the agenda, reports, a link to the survey, and the motions submitted to the RA here.
Community of Leaders: Join the conversation. The AOTA Community of Leaders has articles and perspectives about leaderships! Find out more at communityofleaders.org.
Evidence Exchange: We have new worksheets and guidelines for Critically Appraised Papers (CAPs) to make it easier and quicker to submit to the Evidence Exchange, AOTA's central repository for evidence-based literature reviews and related resources. The Evidence Exchange is now open for CAP submissions.
Coding (Updated!): With new codes for occupational therapy and changing payment systems, AOTA needs direct access to occupational therapy practitioners with knowledge in these areas. Take a 5 minute survey to let us know your expertise and that you’d like to be a part of this important endeavor. We especially need practitioners in mental health and private practice.
Pediatric Chat: Join us for a pediatric chat on OT Toolkit for Autism Speaks, April 21 at 2 p.m. ET.
Scholarships Available: The E.K. Wise Scholarship awards $2,500 to three female students pursuing a post baccalaureate entry-level degree program in occupational therapy. Application deadline is May 5.
Accreditation Actions: The final accreditation decisions made by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE®) at its December 6-8, 2013, meeting are available here.
Annual Report: Check out how the Association moved forward on the profession's Centennial Vision objectives in Fiscal Year 2013. AOTA's Annual Report: July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013.
Scholarships: Apply for a scholarship to get a specialty certification in driving and community mobility. AOTA is working with National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA) to increase the availability of specialized OT services in driving and community mobility—particularly in underserved and rural areas. Scholarships available through AOTA’s Older Driver Initiative (funded through the NHTSA Cooperative Agreement). Contact Elin Schold Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information!