Take $25 off Conference Registration
The 2018 NYSOTA Annual Conference is a weekend you don't want to miss. Earn up to 17 contact hours while exploring sessions on a variety of hot occupational therapy topics. Save $25 when you register with promo code 25off2018, valid through November 1st.

Calling All Pediatric OTs and OTAs
Students at York College/CUNY are asking for your help. They are conducting research and would be very grateful if you could take just a few minutes of your time to participate in two surveys.

Sharing Our Stories
NYSOTA intern, Christie Buccieri, has written a powerful and profoundly moving essay to launch our new column "Sharing Our Stories." In an incredibly personal piece, she touches on mental illness, the importance of breaking the stigma, and the role of OT. We are so grateful that Christie's story isn't over - we can't wait to read what she writes next.

Join Us for an Important Update
Join us at conference for a delicious hot breakfast while Jeff Tomlinson, NYSOTA's Legislative and Governmental Relations Chair, presents the State Legislative Update on issues affecting the profession of occupational therapy.

Jeff will be addressing the following issues:
  • New Early Intervention Regulations Proposed
  • Entry Level Degree Update
  • Opioid Treatment Bill
  • Chiropractor Scope of Practice Amendment Overlapping OT Scope of Practice
  • School-Based Occupational Therapy
  • Medicaid Out-Patient Visits
  • Medicaid Therapy Visit Limit Override
  • NYSOTA Lobbyist
  • Worker's Compensation Coverage of OTA Services
  • OT and PT Insurance Reform
  • Co-Payments for PT and OT
  • Limited Liability Corporations
  • Athletic Trainer Scope of Practice
  • Licensing of Vision Impairment Specialists
  • Licensing of Recreational Therapists
  • Workers Comp
  • Social Emotional Learning
  • Education and Mental Health Partnerships
  • NYSOTA Advocacy Day
Member Spotlight: Heidi MacAlpine
Heidi MacAlpine is a phenom in the field of occupational therapy. Her energy and enthusiasm are boundless and infectious. After over 25 years as an OT, she still spends as much time learning, growing and evolving as she does mentoring, coaching and inspiring. She recently took to the radio to share her vision for OT and the importance of working in both the biomedical and health and wellness models.

A Big Thank You to Our 2018 Sponsors
We would like to extend our sincere appreciation to our 2018 sponsors. Their dedication and generosity are helping to make this year's Annual Conference a wonderful success. We encourage you to connect with them, and support their endeavors.