American Occupational Therapy Association


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American Occupational Therapy Association

 (AOTA)
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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American Occupational Therapy Association

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AOTA

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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(60.) American Occupational Therapy Association. Knowledge & Skills Paper American Occupational Therapy Association specialized knowledge and skills for occupational therapy practice in the neonatal intensive care unit; 2010.
[22.] American Occupational Therapy Association. The road to the centennial vision [Internet].
Bethesda (MD): American Occupational Therapy Association; c1999-2009 [updated 2005 May 5; cited 2008 Mar 18].
April 10-13, 2008 * American Occupational Therapy Association, 88th Annual Conference * Long Beach, CA * Contact: 301/652-2682; Web site: http://www.aota .org.
The American Occupational Therapy Association has advice for presidential and other candidates for office this fall on how to avoid "handshake fatigue." The AOTA notes that it is not just the candidates' hands that hurt after hours of meeting and greeting the electorate.
The American Occupational Therapy Association has advice for political candidates this fall on how to avoid "handshake fatigue." The AOTA notes that it is not just hands that hurt after hours of meeting and greeting the electorate.
September 24 marks the second annual observance of National School Backpack Awareness Day promoted by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Bethesda, Maryland.
According to the American Occupational Therapy Association, a backpack should weigh no more than 15 percent of a student's body weight--and the average student carries a backpack weighing almost one quarter of his or her weight.
Bethesda, MD: American Occupational Therapy Association.
For more information, or to locate an occupational therapist in your community, call the American Occupational Therapy Association at 1-800-668-8255, or visit the website at www.aota.org.
"The American Occupational Therapy Association estimates this shortage to be roughly 25 percent."
Special Interest Section Newsletter, American Occupational Therapy Association, 16, 1-4.

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