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American Occupational Therapy Association

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the professional association for occupational therapists. The bylaws of the AOTA identify its purpose as “acting as an advocate for occupational therapy in order to enhance the health of the public in its medical, community, and educational environments through research, education, action, service, and the establishment and enforcement of standards.” The address of the American Occupational Therapy Association is 4720 Montgomery Lane, P.O. Box 31220, Bethesda MD 20824-1220.

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A national professional organization concerned with establishing and promoting education, research, and standards of practice for occupational therapy. The Web site is www.aota.org
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The AOTA asserts that occupational therapy practitioners are well prepared to contribute to interprofessional care teams addressing the primary care needs of individuals across the life span, particularly those with, or at risk for, one or more chronic conditions.
AOTA supports a more sophisticated, robust card management tool for Verizon's growing network demands and is a scalable, secure framework for deploying trusted solutions.
By offering education and training for those who are entering the fieldor who may be returning to it, the Occupational Therapy Assistant program at Anoka Technical College is ensuring that there will be skilled professionals who will, as noted by AOTA, "improve the lives of people of all ages" and "make a difference by giving their best to society.
1 AOTA CEU (1 Contact hour) Having the freedom and independence to travel to work, social events, medical appointments and more is a life changing experience.
Representative of current thinking and consistent with the AOTA definition, McMahon (2002) outlined three concepts underpinning supervision.
AOTA is the professional society of nearly 40,000 occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants and students.
An estimated 40 million youths carry their schoolbooks in backpacks, according to AOTA, which reported an estimated 6,000 injuries from backpack use in 1999 in the United States.
To alleviate the stress placed on students' bodies, Karen Jacobs, immediate past president of the AOTA, recommends a number of ways administrators can help with the problem:
Contact information for 1,000 random occupational therapists practicing in the US was purchased from the AOTA member services.
AOTA staff writer Cynthia Johansson says in her article "Top 10 Emerging Practice Areas to Watch in the New Millennium" (which can be found on the AOTA website), ".
Youths have special needs when it comes to computers and work areas," AOTA notes on its Web site, http://www.
For example, professional organizations such as the Division for Early Childhood (DEC), the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), and the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) show that their members are primarily white and female (DEC, 1997a; AOTA, 1996; ASHA, 1995a, 1995b).