AOTA Alerts

Updated October 8, 2015

Share Your Stories: As 2017 approaches, we'd like to hear stories about clients you'll never forget or a miracle story you just have to share. Send your stories to or read more.

Review Proposed Bylaws Amendments: Proposed revisions to the AOTA Bylaws are open for member review and input for 60 days (August 24 to October 24). Review the draft amendments to the Bylaws here.

Managers Leadership Development: If you’re a manager with more than 5 years of OT/OTA experience, you can apply for the AOTA Leadership Development Program for Managers. Applications accepted from 9/15 to 10/13

AOTA Elections: Submit nominations of AOTA members to several elected leadership positions. Nominations due by October 16.

Member Appreciation 2015 Begins November 9: Member Appreciation Week is back and better than ever! Join us for a fun-filled week of free webinars, daily raffles and prizes, and more—November 9 to 13. 

AJOT Special Issue: The September/October issue of the American Journal of Occupational Therapy (AJOT) is a special issue on autism.

Accreditation Actions: See the final accreditation decisions made by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE®) at its August 2015 meeting.

Evidence Byte: Get clinical applications of systematic reviews in the new Evidence Connection series in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy (AJOT). Read the first article, which focuses on adults with stroke

Student Membership Circle: AOTA’s Student Membership Circle supports academic programs' student membership initiatives. Student Membership Circle recipients are determined based on the number of enrolled students that are also current active members of AOTA. Application deadline October 31.

Education Summit: Register to attend the AOTA/OTCAS Education Summit. October 17 to 18 in Denver.

World OT Day: Celebrate World Occupational Therapy Day on October 27 with these ideas from the World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT).