Member Benefits Overview

Your Membership Includes: 

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  • American Journal of Occupational Therapy (7 issues/year) along with online access to the British Journal of Occupational Therapy and the Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy
  • OT Practice (22 issues/year)
  • SIS Quarterly Practice Connections (mailed quarterly with OT Practice; online access to all Quarterly archives)
  • AOTA's OT Practice Pulse e-newsletter (25 issues/year)
  • AOTA Alerts e-newsletter (12 issues/year) 

Quality Continuing Education

  • Online Courses, Self-Paced Clinical Courses, Conference Session Webcasts, and more
  • Discounted AOTA Annual Conference & Expo registration
  • Discounted National Student Conclave registration

Professional Resources

  • 800-SAY-AOTA-your toll-free connection
  • Exclusive access to AOTA's Evidence-Based Practice Resources
  • Biweekly OT Practice Pulse--a quick read of the profession's latest news
  • Monthly AOTA Alerts--news about AOTA
  • Professional contacts and support through forums and groups
  • Access to the Wilma L.West Library, the world's largest occupational therapy literature collection
  • Discounted OT Search access and free full article downloads at AJOT Online
  • Critical research through the American Occupational Therapy Foundation
  • Important professional and personal financial products you need, at competitive rates
  • The global perspective of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists
  • Safeguarding practice and education standards

Web Site

  •, 2000+ pages loaded with material and updated almost every day
  • "Members Only" access to the wealth of resources


  • Advocacy to protect occupational therapy and expand the profession-in Washington, in state capitals, with policymakers across the country…on Medicare, in state licensure, for special education, with reimbursement, and more
  • Political involvement through AOTPAC
  • Targeted public awareness campaigns and consumer outreach (see


Career Resources

  •, AOTA's Online Career Center that provides a direct link to employers and members-only resume posting privileges

Special Interest Sections

How it Works: (For OT, OTA, and Student members only.) Designate 3 selections for your SIS profile; these provide extra FREE benefits, including voting rights and more, and they let us know what you want to know. Update your profile as often as your needs change.

  • SIS Quarterly Practice Connections delivered 4 times a year with OT Practice
  • Voting rights
  • FREE Open Access to all 9 Special Interest Sections (SISs) and their Communities of Practice
    • Online access to all SIS Quarterly newsletter archives
    • Timely answers, contacts, and professional support through the vast network of dynamic Special Interest Section member forums on OT Connections (
  • Opportunities for professional leadership and recognition

Join AOTA, renew your annual membership, or update your information online or call toll-free 1-800-SAY-AOTA (1-800-729-2682).