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- Tournament of Roses® Parade
OTAC is thrilled to report that on September 10, 2015, the Tournament of Roses® Executive
Committee accepted the Occupational Therapy Centennial Float as an official entry in the
2017 Annual Tournament of Rose® Parade that will be held on Monday, January 2, 2017.
This unprecedented initiative honors the 100th Anniversary of the occupational therapy
profession, including the 350,000 occupational therapy practitioners and millions of
The Tournament of Roses® Parade is one of the largest social rituals in the world, with over 50 million television
viewers around the globe, over 700,000 attendees along the parade route, and another 60,000 viewers of the float
display post-parade. The official Tournament of Roses® website receives over 3.6 million views during the months
leading up to parade day. Over 80 media organizations cover the Rose Parade live, and media coverage is extensive
during the days prior to the event. The Tournament of Roses® Parade is, undoubtedly, an opportunity for the
profession of occupational therapy to become ‘widely recognized and globally connected.’
To support the costs of float design and construction $300,000 needs to be raised. OTAC has several fund-raising
strategies already in place, but we need your help! Here is what you can do TODAY to help ensure the profession of
occupational therapy achieves its Centennial Vision of becoming ‘widely recognized and globally connected’:
• DONATE TODAY at www.otaconline.org
- Call for Papers MAOT Annual Conference 2016 deadline extended to May 20
CALL FOR PAPERS FOR 2016 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
"PromOTing Our Distinct Value"
AND 2017 SPRING SIG CONFERENCE
Do you have something to share with other Occupational Therapy professionals; work in an expanding Occupational Therapy field; or have a new twist on a traditional Occupational Therapy skill?
MAOT Conference Committee is currently accepting papers for Presentations and Posters to its annual Fall Conference scheduled for Friday, November 4, 2016 at the Four Point Sheraton Norwood and for its Annual Spring Conference to be scheduled in March/April 2017 at a location in Central Mass.
Call for papers extended until May 20st, 2016. Email MAOT office for a form at email@example.com
- Guidelines for Provision of Occupational Therapy Services in Massachusetts Public Schools
Guidelines for Provision of Occupational Therapy Services in Massachusetts Public Schools
By: Massachusetts Association for Occupational Therapy School Special Interest Group Task Force:
Jan Hollenbeck, MS, OTR/L
Sharon Ray, ScD, OTR/L
Diane Blengs Walker, MS, OTR/L
June Bunch, MHA, MS, OTR/L
Purchase guidelines for $12.00 plus $4.99 shipping. Contact MAOT at 781 647 5556 to process payment.
click here to read guidelines: http://www.maot.org/docs/GuidelinesPDFpassword.pdf
Resource to Support ESE Model System Rubric for Specialized Instructional Support Personnel (SISP): Implementation for Occupational and Physical Therapists
- Tufts MC is Hiring a Part-time OT (20 hours/week)!
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- Barral Visceral Manipulation (VM1) Coming to Boston Aug. 4-7, 2016
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2015 MAOT Conference Exhibitor Information
Also, MAOT is offering three options for a company to reach conference attendees; Exhibit Hall Display, Literature Table and Conference Sponsorship.Please see the link below to view information outlining these options in detail.
Please See 2015 MAOT Conference Exhibitor Information
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MAOT Conference Exhibitors (2015):
MGH Institute of Health Professions – Bronze Sponsor
Genesis Rehabilitation Services – Silver Sponsor
- AOTA, Inc.
- All Star Child
- Genesis Rehabilitation Services
- Hanger Clinic
- Image Sports, Inc.
- MAOT, Inc.
- Natale Co & Safety Care
- National Seating & Mobility NE
- Partners Healthcare at Home/Spaulding Rehabilitation Network
- Perkins Library
- Pocket Full of Therapy
- PrescenceLearning, Inc.
- Quality Rehabilitation Services
- Regis: A Catholic University in Greater Boston
- Salem State University
- Tender Touch Rehab Services
- The Carol Center for the Blind
- Therapists Unlimited - A Genesis HealthCare Company
- Yoga Studios/Kerala Ayurveda Academy
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