Our Mission 

The Occupational Therapy Association of Colorado supports and advances the quality of Colorado’s occupational therapy profession by advocating for public policy that promotes quality healthcare, providing professional development and continuing education opportunities to members, fostering collaboration among the healthcare community, and the public for quality outcomes, ensuring the sustainability of the profession, and serving member needs to remain professionally connected with peers and recognized within the state for their work. 

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April is Occupational Therapy Month. OTAC would like to recognize our OT practitioners, researchers, and student members. You are providing distinguished services to the lifespans of people in Colorado and in your dedication in research and studies.  Your hard work does not go unnoticed by OTAC. To celebrate you, social events are being organized by OTAC members all over Colorado. These events are a great way for us to come together and pay tribute to our past and current en-devours and recognize our amazing profession.  Please take a moment to check out the event page to see what social events are happening near you this month.  As a member service, if you are organizing a social event near you and would like to share your event with other OT practitioners, researchers, and students, please let OTAC know so we can post it on our event page.  


Call for Speakers is now open for the 2018 Annual OTAC Conference 

OTAC invites you to share your knowledge and experiences by submitting a proposal to present at the Annual OTAC conference in Denver, CO on October 12-13, 2018.

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The Benefits of Membership

The Occupational Therapy Association of Colorado is your professional organization that makes us as OT practitioners stronger collectively than as individuals. It binds us so our ideals and philosophy can move mountains. It helps pave the way to more choices in employment and opportunities for funding. It increases our ability to interconnect with other professional groups for stronger teams

Expand Your Professional Network!

  • Partner with OT practitioners in Colorado to learn about opportunities and events as well as share resources to help improve your practice.
  • Get exclusive access to events and networking opportunities in your area.
  • Learn about opportunities to volunteer and expand your knowledge as well as support the growth of your profession.
  • Connect with other members using the membership directory.
  • Recognition of professional peers for their outstanding achievements.

Learn From Experienced Mentors!

  • Partner with experienced OT practitioners in your area of practice for guidance on ethics, best practice, billing, etc.
  • Join committees dedicated to gaining leadership opportunities.
More Member Benefits

What is Occupational Therapy?

Occupational Therapy (OT) is a service provided by professionals who have successfully completed an extensive postsecondary OT education program AND who have passed a national certification examination. Certified Occupational Therapists (OTRs) and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (COTAs) work with people of all ages to enhance their performance of important everyday activities (occupations) despite the effects of illness, disability, or injury.

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