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Empowering the Profession
April 11, 2016 1:53 PM by Dillon Stickle
This blog post was written by Kate Bortz, editorial assistant at ADVANCE and the on-site correspondent for AOTA 2016. The AOTA Annual Conference and Expo officially kicked of on Thursday night with a welcome address from AOTA President Ginny Stoffel. Read More...
AOTA Annual Conference Coming to Chicago
March 11, 2016 11:26 AM by Brian Ferrie
The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) has issued a press release announcing that an estimated 10,000 occupational therapy clinicians, educators, and students will gather in Chicago to attend the organization's 96 th Annual Conference & Read More...
OT and PT Stand Out in 2016 ‘Best Jobs' Ranking
February 4, 2016 1:16 PM by Brian Ferrie
Every year, professionals, students and prospective students across the country eagerly await " The 100 Best Jobs " ranking published by U.S. News & World Report . The just-released 2016 list offers great reason for occupational and physical therapy Read More...
AOTA Announces New York OTA Licensure Law
November 24, 2015 3:02 PM by Dillon Stickle
The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) announced in a news release Friday that the state of New York just became the final state to enact a licensure law for occupational therapy assistants (OTAs) following Hawaii, who enacted their licensure Read More...
OT Practitioners Are Headed to Capitol Hill
September 18, 2015 5:29 PM by Brian Ferrie
The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) just issued a press release this week declaring that hundreds of OT clinicians, educators, and students from across the United States will meet with elected officials Sept. 28 on Capitol Hill. They Read More...
Errorless Learning for Memory Impairment
August 25, 2014 3:17 PM by Danielle Bullen
Guest post written by Rachel Wynn, MS, CCC-SLP Let's start with a story that takes place in a SNF where I worked. The tight quarters of a small therapy gym and rehab wing, allowed for easy co-treating and observation of my fellow therapists' treatment, Read More...
Education as Engine
April 9, 2014 9:00 AM by Danielle Bullen
Every year since 1955, an occupational therapy leader has been honored to give the Eleanor Clark Slagle lecture at the AOTA annual conference and expo. Slagle was a pioneering occupational therapist, co-founding the National Society for the Promotion Read More...
Building Capacity
April 8, 2014 12:05 PM by Danielle Bullen
"I am honored and to stand before you as the 29 th president of the AOTA." So said Virginia "Ginny" Stoffel, PhD, OT, BCMH, FAOTA to a crowd at the 2014 AOTA Annual Conference and Expo on Friday, April 3 rd . Her presidential address was called, "Attitude, Read More...
OT's Unique Value
April 4, 2014 3:27 PM by Danielle Bullen
Baltimore--Today's session "Centennial Vision Progress and Issues Facing the Profession," followed a town hall format as AOTA leaders Virginia C. Stoffel, PhD, OT, BCMH, FAOTA, Amy Lamb, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA, and Frederick B. Somers answered audience questions. Read More...
A Charming Good Time
March 26, 2014 11:16 AM by Danielle Bullen
It's that time of year again! From April 3-6, over 5,000 OTs, OTAs and OT students will descend on Baltimore for the 94th AOTA Annual Conference and Expo . "Charm City" promises to be a gracious host for those rehab professionals. After a day of intense Read More...
Career Resources
March 22, 2013 1:23 PM by Jill Glomstad
A career is always a work in progress. Whether you are a high-school student weighing what you want to be "when you grow up," a college student preoccupied with landing that first job out of school, or a veteran clinician who's been in the field a decade Read More...
Help Yourself
March 8, 2013 3:26 PM by Jill Glomstad
In the normal course of business here at Advance, I get a number of email notifications from AOTA and other organizations offering handouts, webinars, funding opportunities, calls for papers, virtual chats and other (usually free) resources for OTs and Read More...
Is Your Practice an OT Wellness Model?
March 1, 2010 2:36 PM by EJ Brown
ADVANCE for Occupational Therapy Practitioners is looking for OTs and/or OTAs who work in or own private-pay wellness (preventive care) practices along the I-95 corridor, to be interviewed for a May 24 cover story on OT models of practice in preventive Read More...
Hunting for a Healthcare Job?
January 21, 2010 11:29 AM by Jessica LaGrossa
Find one from the comfort of home with ADVANCE Virtual Job Fairs . In addition to a full line of in-person job fairs, did you know that ADVANCE also offers virtual job fairs ? They start next week, and the eastern region kicks off Jan. 26, the central/mountain Read More...


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